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PSSI is holding a series of discussions in Uzhgorod about the role of communication between civil society and the police

14.10.2016

Between Oct. 11-14, a number of Czech experts held a series of discussions in Uzhgorod with Ukrainian counterparts about the role of communication between civil society and police. During the meetings members of the patrol police were provided with instruments how to address crime prevention, namely crime maps, community policing and examples of good practice in combating human trafficking. It is important to highlight that the new patrol police has become highly professionalized and motivated. Additionally, an informal gathering was organized with the expert community from the Uzhhorod National University.

Among the Czech representatives are Soňa Svobodová, Chief commissioner - lecturer, Department of police training and service training, Czech Police; Markéta Hronková, La Strada, an organization that systematically tackles the problems of human trafficking and exploitation; Ondřej Skalník, project coordinator at the Otevřená Společnost; and PSSI Fellow Petr Pojman.

These discussions are a part of project that is supported by the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic. It is designed to contribute to sharing best practices and lessons learned between the Czech Republic and Ukraine.

Watch local news reporting about the gatherings (in Ukrainian). Photos are available on PSSI Facebook page

 

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