amok shootings

71/2021 Violent attacks against public - amok shootings

Date: 
12 October 2021 to 15 October 2021

The aim of this activity is to prevent and act against amok shootings by enhancing the capacity of law enforcement to perform an early identification of individuals planning a violent attack and to manage the threat of public violent attacks. To improve law enforcement capacity to perform threat assessments and to manage public violent attacks carried out by lone-actor terrorists or violent loners.

An amok shooter, lone wolf – CEPOL goes on international threat

24 June 2019

CEPOL’s residential activity 47/2019 Violent attacks against public – amok shootings took place in Zegrze, Poland, from 11 to 14 June 2019. Attacks committed by madmen and so-called lone wolves pose a difficulty for law enforcement forces and intelligence community as they are extremely difficult to detect and defend against.

Contact

Office address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1066 Budapest
Ó utca 27
Hungary

Correspondence address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1903 Budapest
Pf.314
Hungary

Email address

Telephone: +36 1 803 8030/8031

Fax: +36 1 803 8032

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