Surge In Cross-Channel Migration

Pressuring Belgian Highway Police


LodkimSmall boats used by migrants to cross the English Channel. PHOTO: ISTOCKThe growing number of migrants trying to cross the English Channel by small boats has seriously affected the everyday work of ROADPOL members, among which Belgian Highway Police.

Recently several cases of illegal migrant activity were detected by road police patrols. In two of the cases a vehicle was intercepted with life jackets for small boats in it.

Crash Kills Italian Road Policeman On Shift


An Italian road policeman was killed in a crash while on shift.tuscano1Maurizio Tuscano

On the 11th of December Maurizio Tuscano, assistant chief coordinator of the Amaro traffic police was just leaving after a crash scene investigation, when he was hit by a vehicle between Udine Nord and Gemona, on the A23.

ROADPOL President Honors World Day of Remembrance



20 NOV - ROADPOL President Volker Orben honored the upcoming World Day of Remembrance by sending a clear message to violating drivers.

ROADPOL President of Honour Explores

New Road Policing Concept In Fresh Book


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19 NOV - A new citizen-centered system of implementing road safety is the subject of ROADPOL President of Honour Paolo Cestra's new book.

Slovenian Police Gets

Its First Hybrid Power


4160e655ff0d734592ac 62648414 17 NOV - Slovenian police received 56 new vehicles, 51 of which hybrid for the first time in its history.

Police officers got the keys to 41 Toyota Corolla Hybrid special patrol vehicles (10 of which not owned by police, but operationally leased) and 10 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid civilian special vehicles. Also, 5 standard Toyota Landcruiser special off-road patrol vehicles were handed to the police at a special ceremony held at the Police Academy in Ljubljana.