EUPOL COPPS behind Community Policing in Northern Palestine

August 1, 2018
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Earlier this month the Mission’s  EUPOL COPPS Community Policing Advisers, Bengt Jansson and Nina Krug paid a visit to the District Police Office in Nablus to discuss Community Policing developments in the area.

Community Policing is a concept to build lasting relations between local police forces and the citizens of a community. Through positive dialogue with the Palestinian public, the Police can better prevent and fight crime in local communities. 

According to Lana Mkhalalati, citizens have begun to communicate more frequently with the Nablus Police using WhatsApp and Facebook, with the additional effect, that more women now know how to approach the police; not least thanks to the mobile police stations which forms part of the Community Policing concept.



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