Migration and Home Affairs

Europol as the EU hub for support to law enforcement cooperation and training

The activities of organised crime networks are more complex, diverse and international in scope than ever before. Smooth cross-border cooperation, efficient use of information and analysis, and appropriate operational support to investigations are crucial for Member States to adequately respond to these threats.

Today the Commission proposed to improve overall law enforcement cooperation in the EU by making Europol the hub for information sharing and analysis on serious crime, as well as the EU's single law enforcement training entity.

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Wednesday, 27 March, 2013