Joint German-Danish police patrols to tackle transnational crime

Danish ministry of justice intensifies its efforts against transnational crime by launching a new cross-border co-operation between the Danish and German police

September 4th, 2014 10:07 am| by admin
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Facts about Danish-German joint patrols 

- Danish and German police officers will drive on joint patrols on both sides of the border

- Responsibilty for these cross-border interventions will lie with the country where the patrols take place. Police officers involved in joint patrols will be under   supervision of the competent authorities of the host state

- German and Danish policemen will wear their own uniforms

- The chief constable of south Jutland police permits German police officials to carry weapons and ammunition in accordance with the weapons act

- German police officers are only allowed to exercise their authority on Danish territory in cases of legitimate self-defence or when defending others 

- The project will initially run for a year

- The project is limited to an area of ​​25 km from the Danish-German border

(Photo by Miklosszabo)
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