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9.Sep.2023

Police Orchestra rocks the capital!

On Saturday morning, 9 September 2023, a 42-member Police Orchestra rocked the capital by taking a short "musical march" through the centre. Passers-by were enthusiastic! And there were also many who came to the city centre that morning just to see them perform. The news that they were going to play in the centre of Ljubljana spread quickly among both Ljubljana residents and tourists.

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9.Sep.2023

Police increase their presence in the border area of the Municipality of Brežice

Minister of the Interior Boštjan Poklukar and Director General of the Police mag. Senad Jušić met today in Brežice with Mayor of the Municipality of Brežice Ivan Molan and representatives of the local communities of Rigonce, Loče, Rakovec and Velika Dolana.

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7.Sep.2023

As of 8 September, Senad Jušić appointed Director General of the Police

The Government of the Republic of Slovenia adopted today, 7 September, a decision to appoint as of 8 September 2023 Senad Jušić to the post of the Director General of the Police for a five-year term of office, with the possibility of reappointment. With effect from the date of his appointment, Senad Jušić is given the first-grade title of Senior Police Superintendent.

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1.Sep.2023

National Bureau of Investigation participates in an international investigation into an organised drug trafficking ring

The National Bureau of Investigation has participated in an international investigation into an organised criminal drug trafficking ring, in which, with the coordination of Europol and under the leadership of the Serbian security authorities, law enforcement authorities from Brazil, France, Croatia, Poland, Portugal and Spain, assisted by the Maritime Analysis and Operations Centre for Narcotics (MAOC-N), also took part.

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14.Aug.2023

Police officers escort international aid convoys to ensure their timely and smooth arrival to the destination

From the very start of the worst flooding in Slovenian history, police officers have been actively performing tasks to protect people and property in the worst hit areas and providing assistance to other protection and rescue forces through various forms of collaboration.

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11.Aug.2023

Hope from the air: Three helicopters saved nearly three hundred people during the floods

Since the beginning of the floods, the eyes of the public and the media were often fixed on the sky. Not only due to the concern over the heavy rain that didn't seem to stop for days, but also because of the hope brought by assistance from the air. Slovenian police, with the help of three helicopters, rescued almost three hundred residents and transported several tons of essential aid materials in just over a week. Mountain rescuers also aided us in this effort.

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11.Aug.2023

The police officer, who reconnected the people of the wider Koroška region with the world

"He was navigating through rugged roads to reach the transmitter by following the directions of a local resident", the Director of the IT and Telecommunications Office at the General police Directorate proudly narrates on his employee's mission. Thus read the opening sentence of the news about the officer of the IT and Telecommunications Office, who stayed in proximity of the transmitters in Koroška, the severely flooded region, where telecommunications and other connections were cut off from the rest of the world between Saturday, 5 August and Wednesday, 9 August, overseeing the operation of telephone and radio signals, which were essential for smooth running of the intervention and rescue services.

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8.Aug.2023

Slovenia floods: Police activities and advice

Over the past few days, Slovenia has been hit by the worst-ever flooding recorded in the country's history. Police officers have been actively involved in saving lives and protecting property in areas devastated by flooding and, increasingly, landslides following heavy rainfall. Police activities primarily focus on rescuing and evacuating people, delivering emergency equipment and technical personnel to inaccessible areas, checking road conditions and traffic flow, and protecting people’s homes and property that has been left unattended after mass evacuations.

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8.Aug.2023

Medvode police officers thank residents, who helped rescue people from flooded shopping centre: "When every minute mattered, we joined hands"

Police officers have been receiving ample expressions of gratitude from the people we helped during the flooding. In turn, we also wish to extend our gratitude: we could not have done as much without you!

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4.Aug.2023

Around 70 local people are given shelter at the Police Academy in Tacen. If you need help or accommodation, please call us on (01) 514 70 05!

Amid the emergency situation affecting Slovenia, the Police Academy in Tacen provided shelter to those who had to leave their homes due to the floods today, 4 August 2023.

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4.Aug.2023

All available police units deployed due to flooding

The police are closely following the heavy rains causing severe damage in most of the country that reached Slovenia last night and are set to continue today. Currently, our activities are primarily focused on saving lives.

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4.Aug.2023

In the event of rising waters get yourself to safety. Only leave home if absolutely necessary!

Due to extremely heavy rainfall, many areas across the country are under water and numerous roads are flooded, so extra caution is advised. The situation is constantly changing, with new areas being flooded as a result of new rainfall, rising rivers and groundwater. Keep an eye on the situation and follow news broadcasts, and get yourself to safety if you are in danger. Do not set off unless absolutely necessary.

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3.Aug.2023

Number of mountain hike accidents on the rise - be careful and well prepared!

The summer season is already in full swing, as mountain lovers venture into the mountains in greater numbers. Unfortunately, this also brings about a higher number of accidents and mountain rescues.

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18.Jul.2023

Three Slovenian police officers deployed again in Croatia during peak summer season

As of 17 July 2023, three Slovenian police officers will be assisting Croatian officers in police procedures involving Slovenian nationals for one month during the peak tourist season. Last night, Croatia hosted a reception in Šibenik for all foreign police officers taking part in the project Safe Tourist Destination 2023.

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18.Jul.2023

Tim Toplak wins bronze at World Jiu-Jitsu Championship

On 15 and 16 July 2023, the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship took place in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, under the auspices of the International Jiu-Jitsu Federation (JJIF). Slovenia was represented by our colleague Tim Toplak, accompanied by his coach Gorazd Toplak. Both are employed by the Slovenian Police.

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