Palestine: EU Police Mission held training to help police plan for complex events
March 19, 2020
Palestinian Civilian Police (PCP) officers responsible for overseeing the police response to mass events such as riots, demonstrations and sporting fixtures received a five-day training on handling complex operations while keeping people safe and protecting human rights from 29 February – 5 March 2020. The training looked in detail at how to plan at strategic and operational levels to ensure the adequate employment of resources and better performance during police operations.
The training took place for 19 Palestinian police officers, at the Special Police Force (SPF) Training Centre, in Nablus, and was delivered by EUPOL COPPS police advisers from Portugal, Sweden and The Netherlands.
EUPOL COPPS is the European Union Co-ordinating Office for Palestinian Police Support. The aim of the Mission is to contribute to the establishment of sustainable and effective policing arrangements and to advise Palestinian counterparts on criminal justice and rule of law related aspects under Palestinian ownership.