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Police and law enforcement Working Group (RAN POL)


Police forces have a crucial role to play in facilitating a preventative multi- (or inter-) agency approach at local or regional level. They often know the community very well and can be encouraged to optimise their engagement with it.

RAN POL is seeking to identify a more effective police approach, which is flexible enough to be shared among many police forces in the EU Member States. This will require peer reviewing police approaches that work efficiently, identifying successful training, understanding the role of social media, providing guidelines for trust-based relationships with communities and families, and, finally, optimising cooperation between specialised branches and local community police.

Ex-post Papers

After RAN activities and Working Group meetings, an ex-post paper highlights lessons learned, insights and follow-up initiatives.

RAN POL kick-off meeting, November 2015 pdf - 383 KB [383 KB]


Working Group leaders:

  • Navjot Sandhu, Norway
  • Vasileios Theofilopoulos, Greece

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