The value of works of art, antiques and cultural heritage objects is often very high.

The most common crimes that police officers deal with in relation to works of art are therefore theft, smuggling and forgery, uncontrolled archaeological excavations and vandalism.

How can you protect yourself from thieves and counterfeiters of works of art and antiques? What can you do to protect your property from vandals? How can you prevent the destruction of cultural heritage? And where can you report such crimes?


Owners of works of art, antiquities and objects of cultural heritage can find answers to these questions in addition to descriptions of the most common crimes involving works of art in the leaflet Crime and Works of Art   (in Slovenian only).

You can report crimes against works of art and cultural heritage by calling the telephone number 113 or the anonymous police telephone number 080 1200.

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