Cooperation Further


2022 02 08 08 37 14 7President Orben (far right) addressing the joint inspection team at the Koblenz point. PHOTO: POLICE RHINELAND-PALATINATE

14 FEB - ROADPOL and the European Labour Authority took their cooperation further up by performing another series of their joint enforcement inspections on commercial heavy goods vehicles.
The joint activities took place in Belgium, Croatia, Germany, Lithuania, the Netherlands and Portugal during the week of 7-13 February concurring with the regular ROADPOL Truck&Bus enforcement operation.

30 Teenagers To Train

With Belgian Road Police


Rookies GolyamaThe Rookies at the Public Security Directorate of the Federal Police.12 FEB - 30 selected youngsters, aged 14 to 18, began their initial police course in a bid by Belgian Federal Police to strengthen ties with the young generation.

The initiative, called "The Rookies" started on Feburary 9, when the teenagers were able to put on special equipment worn by the police, visit the interior of an armored intervention vehicle and attended a demonstration of the cavalry and even a sprinkler. Gaining experience within the ranks of road traffic police is also planned.

Rare Parrot

Saved By Police


Papagaio6 FEB - A rare parrot was lucky to be saved by a team of one of Portugal's police forces.

The Lisbon Territorial Command of the Guardia Nacional Republicana, GNR, collected a blue parrot of the species Amazona aestiva in the village of Almoçageme in the municipality of Sintra, some 30 kms from Lisbon on February 5.

55 Kilos Of Hashish Seized

In Cross-border Operation


Belgium drugs7 FEB - 55 kgs of hashish were seized in a single vehicle during a large cross-border operation of four ROADPOL member countries.

From 3rd to 6th of February the Police and customs services of the Netherlands, Luxembourg, France and Belgium organized a cross-border action against drug trafficking and drug tourism.

 Spanish Guardia Civil

Seizes A Narco Boat


IMG 20220107 WA00102 FEB – Traffic division of Spanish Guardia Civil seized a narco boat during a road stop of a truck.

The event occurred at a section of road CL-116 road in the municipal district of Lodares de Osma, province of Soria in the autonomous community of Castile and León. A Guardia Civil traffic patrol stopped a truck which had been flagged for seizure due to an ongoing investigation for its use in criminal activities in the province of Cadiz, Andalucia under the Spanish anti-drug Carteia Operation.