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Amazing parade marks the graduation of 557 young Palestinian Police Officers

20.04.2018
On a sunny morning and in the presence of thousands of friends and family members, 557 young Police Officers graduated from the Palestinian College for Policing Sciences in Jericho. The graduation ceremony included an impressive hour-long tattoo-...

Assisting the operational planning for prisons in Palestine

19.04.2018
The European Union has funded the construction of two new correctional facilities in Palestine. However, before the new Correction and Rehabilitation Centres in Nablus and Jenin can be activated, they must each have an Operational Plan ensuring full...

Applying a holistic approach to Palestinian Prison Management

16.04.2018
The role of today’s correctional services is multidimensional. Not only must prisons maintain sufficient security, they also have an obligation to ensure the care and rehabilitation of each prisoner. To do so, prison managements need to identify and...

Working to improve the standards for prisoners in Palestine

12.04.2018
Imprisonment is a punitive action carried out by states on citizens to deprive them their freedom. The purpose of imprisonment is to protect the society against crime and reduce reoffending. As such, prisons play a central role in the criminal...

The Head of Mission meets with high level Jordanian security actors

04.04.2018
During a three day visit to Jordan from 25-27 March 2018, the Head of EUPOL COPPS, Kauko Aaltomaa, met with high level security actors of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The trip, which focused on the Kingdom’s training assistance to Palestinian...

Kicking off Community Policing in Palestine

20.03.2018
With advice and mentoring from the EUPOL COPPS Mission and supported by the International Community Policing Coordination Group, the Palestinian Civil Police has established a Community Policing Coordination Unit and developed a Strategic Concept...