Europol

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Europol

European Police Office, an international association devoted to fighting cross-border organized crime within the European Union.
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This unit is the linked structure between the European Police Office Europol and the competent law enforcement Romanian authorities target the crimes committed in the European Union Member States' territory and those that have concluded cooperation agreements.
Additionally, it works closely with the European Police Office (Europol) and has signed a border crossing agreement to monitor its eastern border.
Under European Communities Order 1997, entitled "Immunities and Privileges of the European Police Office," members of the EU's police force (the Europol) "shall enjoy immunity from suit and legal process in respect of acts, including words written or spoken, done by them in the exercise of their official functions.
The original motion tabled by Chancellor Kohl called for the creation of a single European Police Office which would combat international and European crime, an idea which approximated the federal structure of the German Bundeskriminalampt (BKA).
negotiations with foreign governments and regional organizations such as the European Union, World Customs Organization, International Criminal Police Organization and European Police Office.
Europol European Police Office recently found that as many as 10,000 vulnerable children travelling to Europe have simply disappeared.
The European Police Office, known as Europol, established in 1998, contributes to more than 13,500 cross-border investigations each year.
MEPs will confirm an agreement with the Council on the freezing and confiscation of proceeds of crime, particularly organised crime, and will adopt an update of the rules governing Europol, the European police office.
The European police office, Europol, In a statement Friday said police arrested five key suspects, after they loaded a truck with 88 bundles of hashish, bound for northern Europe.
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