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10.07.14Investigators seized more than 70 kg of illegal drugs within the successfully concluded international criminal investigation

This international investigation certainly confirms the fact that Slovenia still remains an important factor in illegal drug trafficking on the Balkan route. The country is located on traffic routes between South-East and West Europe, which are also used by various criminal groups engaged in smuggling illegal drugs and illicit substances in sport, weapons, explosives, people and other items.

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13.06.14Tacen held its first conference on e-learning in the Police

On Thursday, the 12th June 2014, the Police Academy in Tacen hosted the first conference on e-learning in the Police. The authors of papers discussed the challenges of e-learning and related new pedagogical approaches, the development of e-learning, and the role of lecturers in further educating and training.

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12.06.14UNHCR and Police Academy organise third migration workshop

Between 9 and 12 June 2014, Police Academy hosted the third UNHCR workshop concerning border management and the protection of applicants for international protection and refugees.

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05.06.14Launch of Interpol's Turn Back Crime

Today’s event at the Port of Koper marked the launch of INTERPOL’s global campaign focusing on dangers of organized crime and its impact on our day-to-day lives. The slogan of the global campaign is Turn Back Crime.

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19.05.14Slovenian police officers help population in flooded areas in Bosnia and Herzegovina

In the aftermath of the recent flooding in Bosnia and Herzegovina, officers of the Air Support Unit saved people's lives and helped deliver medication, food and other essential supplies. 

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07.05.14Extremely effective police work in 2013 despite difficult circumstances and tight budget

The work of the Police in 2013 was presented at today's press conference. According to Director General of the Police Stanislav Veniger, the Police were extremely effective, particularly in view of the fact that they had to operate in extremely difficult financial circumstances. The same financial situation has continued into 2014. 

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25.04.14Fast and secure information exchange for effective fight against international crime

Exchange of operational information is pivotal for successful fight against international crime. In 2013 alone, about 300,000 pieces of information were exchanged through Europol, out of which nearly 5,000 were exchanged by Slovenia, which places us in the 6th place by number of inhabitants. 

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16.04.14E-police officer to facilitate and shorten police procedures in the field

The Police have developed a mobile information service e-police officer, which will assist officers in the field in verifying data in the records and issuing payment orders, thus facilitating the entire police procedure. E-police officer was presented to the wider public on 16 April 2014.

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14.03.14Eleven national authorities and institutions successful in joint fight against economic crime

At a press conference held on 14 March, Higher State Prosecutor Drago Šketa and Deputy Director General of the Police Tatjana Bobnar expressed their satisfaction with the work of the group consisting of representatives of eleven institutions. 

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07.03.14Slovenian Hero 2013 is police officer Andrej Kovač

At Brdo pri Kranju on 6 March 2014, President Borut Pahor received 19 heroes, each with their own story of bravery, courage and altruism. Among them were nine police officers, including Andrej Kovač from Maribor, who received a special commendation for his bravery and heroism from the President. 

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06.03.14It takes two thousand stitches and a lot of good will to make a cushion of comfort

A Cushion of Comfort is the most recent project of the Slovenian police. Police and criminal police officers as well as other women working for the police have been putting a lot of time and love into making soft and colourful cushions to bring comfort to children.

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28.02.14Veniger visits Slovenian police contingent in Kosovo

Director General of the Police Stanislav Veniger visited the Slovenian police contingent, which is part in the European Union Rule of Law Mission (EULEX) in Kosovo, at the end of February. 

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01.01.14Management of the Police and Interior Ministry Visits Police Officers on Duty on New Year's Eve

The Management of the Police and Ministry of the Interior visited police officers on duty on 31 December in Police Directorates Celje, Ljubljana, Maribor and Murska Sobota as well as the General Police Directorate.

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31.12.13Prosperous and Happy New Year 2014

We wish you a prosperous and happy New Year 2014!

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19.12.13Best Athletes Employed with the Slovenian Police

Athlete-of- the-Year awards were presented to best athletes at the Cankarjev dom on 19 December. As expected, alpine skier Tina Maze was crowned athlete of the year among women athletes, following a record season, in which she won the Big Crystal Globe. Maze is employed in the Top Athlete Section of the Police Academy.

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