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Approximately 1.000.000 cigarette packages were seized in Border Crossing Point Siret, and three Polish nationals were apprehended

Approximately 1.000.000 cigarette packages were seized in Border Crossing Point Siret, and three Polish nationals were apprehended

The border guards from BCP Siret detected, following the inventory of cigarette master-cases of the two trucks, approximately 1,000,000 cigarette packages that three Polish nationals attempted to introduce illegally into the country, concealed in parcels with plasterboards and mineral wool. The drivers have been detained for 24 hours and will be brought before Court with the proposal to remand in custody. ...

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State-of-the-art technology for border control, tested at Calafat

State-of-the-art technology for border control, tested at Calafat

A performing system for border control was tested, for a week, in the Border Crossing Point Calafat, within the Research and Development project “ABC Gates for Europe – ABC4EU”, European project in which Romania, through the Border Police, has the unique role within the project to ensure the land infrastructure necessary for implementation. The pilot project, within which 14 partners from seven European states participate in, involves the use of an automated system at the land border, in order to check the travel documents of the passengers and vehicles, live capture of ...

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Analysis of the Romanian Border Police activity in 2017

Analysis of the Romanian Border Police activity in 2017

In 2017, the Romanian Border Police pursued the fulfillment of duties granted by law in force, as regards the optimization of border surveillance and control and the efficient countering of cross-border crime. ...

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Ambassadors and high-ranking officials from 20 EU Member States visiting the Romanian Border Police

Ambassadors and high-ranking officials from 20 EU Member States visiting the Romanian Border Police

Today, 14.11.2017, at the headquarters of the General Inspectorate of Border Police took place the visit of a delegation of Ambassadors and high-ranking officials of the European Union and the Permanent Representation of the European Commission in Romania. The delegation was welcomed by the state secretary for the Relation with the Parliament and International Relations, Mr. Daniel Robert Marin and the general inspector of Romanian Border Police, police general quaestor Ioan Buda, and on this occasion the Command and Control Center of GIBP was presented, as well as the duties and activities ...

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Measures to ease the traffic in the border crossing points

Measures to ease the traffic in the border crossing points

Bearing in mind that during this week-end many Romanian citizens outside the borders came back to Romania in order to spend their holidays together with the families, as well as the great number of Romanian citizens choose to spend their holidays outside the Romanian borders, an increase of the traffic in the border crossing points, especially in the west and south of the country was recorded. During this period, more than 4.000 border guards carry out, on a daily basis, surveillance and control activities of the state border. ...

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The Romanian Border Police celebrates 153 years of institutional establishment

The Romanian Border Police celebrates 153 years of institutional establishment

Today, July 24, the Romanian Border Police celebrates 153 years of institutional development, and at the HQ of the General Inspectorate of Border Police the award of BORDER GUARD OF 2017 was granted and also the employees within the operational structures with outstanding results in the professional activity were rewarded. ...

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The analysis of the Romanian Border Police activity in the first semester of 2017

The analysis of the Romanian Border Police activity in the first semester of 2017

Since the beginning of 2017, the Romanian Border Police followed to fulfill the duties granted by the national law, both as regards the optimization of border surveillance and control and the efficient countering of cross-border crime. During this period, it was necessary to gather all efforts for an efficient management of illegal migration phenomenon at the Romanian borders and of cross-border crime in the territorial competence area of the Border Police, through the implementation, in a unitary manner, of the specific measures of prevention and countering, the coordination – within th ...

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Recommendations for border crossing during holidays

Recommendations for border crossing during holidays

Bearing in mind that in August many Romanian citizens situated abroad come back in Romania in order to spend their holidays together with the family, as well as the large number of Romanian citizens who chose to spend their holidays abroad, an increase of the traffic in the border crossing points, especially in the West and South of the country is expected during the next period. Since the beginning of the summer season, the Romanian Border Police management disposed a series of measures for the territorial structures through which they adapt their missions, human resources and materials accor ...

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21 children and 34 adults were rescued by the Romanian border guards on Frontex mission in Greece

21 children and 34 adults were rescued by the Romanian border guards on Frontex mission in Greece

The border guards aboard the patrol vessel MAI 1101 of the Coast Guard, on Frontex mission within the Joint Maritime Operation “POSEIDON SEA 2017”, rescued, during the patrol activity in the Aegean Sea, 55 persons, out of which 17 women and 21 children, who were on a boat about to sink. The rescued persons were transported and handed over safely to the authorities in Chios Port in order to carry out the specific procedures. ...

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Criminal group specialized in cigarette smuggling, with branches at international level, dismantled by the Romanian border guards

Criminal group specialized in cigarette smuggling, with branches at international level, dismantled by the Romanian border guards

The border guards within the Directorate for Countering Illegal Migration and Cross-Border Crime (GIBP) and Coast Guard, under the coordination of the prosecutor of the Prosecutor’s Office attached to the Appeal Court Constanţa, with the specialty support of the policemen within the Directorate for Special Operations – General Inspectorate of Romanian Police, dismantled a criminal group which was carrying out illegal activities related to cigarette smuggling and which had branches at international level. In order to dismantle the criminal group, the Romanian authorities collabor ...

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Cigarette smuggling, a phenomenon under the attention of the Romanian Border Police

Cigarette smuggling, a phenomenon under the attention of the Romanian Border Police

The trafficking with smuggled cigarettes and other consumer / excisable goods is one of the main actions of crime at the Romanian borders, a phenomenon which has spread at the level of entire country, as it results from the analysis of the cross-border crime phenomena recorded at the border between Romania and neighbouring countries. ...

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21 children and 31 adults, rescued by the Romanian Border Guards during  Frontex Operations - POSEIDON SEA 2017

21 children and 31 adults, rescued by the Romanian Border Guards during Frontex Operations - POSEIDON SEA 2017

Over 50 people, including 21 children, being in danger on a boat in the waters of the Aegean Sea, were rescued by the MAY 1102 Coast Guard maritime patrol crew, during their Frontex mission in Greece, within the Common Maritime Operation "EPN POSEIDON SEA”. ...

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A new rescue operation in the Aegean Sea:19 children and 37 adults, rescued by the Romanian Border Police

A new rescue operation in the Aegean Sea:19 children and 37 adults, rescued by the Romanian Border Police

Coast Guard Crew maritime patrol , while on Frontex mission in Greece, within the common Joint Maritime Operation "EPN POSEIDON SEA" saved and handed over safely to the Greek authorities, 56 foreigners who were in danger in the Aegean waters, on a small craft. Among those saved, originating from Syria, Afghanistan, Cameroon, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon and Algeria, Kuwait and Tunisia, were also nineteen minors, two of them only a few months old. ...

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Joint actions in order to ensure public order and to increase the safety degree at the South-West border of Romania

Joint actions in order to ensure public order and to increase the safety degree at the South-West border of Romania

Since last night, having in mind the increase of the safety degree at the South-West border of Romania, the border guards within the Territorial Inspectorate of Border Police Timişoara act jointly with the employees within the County Inspectorate of Gendarmerie Timiş, the Mobile Group of Gendarmerie Timiş, the County Inspectorates of Police in Timiş, Caraş-Severin and Mehedinţi, as well as with the General Inspectorate of Aviation, based on a joint plan for maintaining, ensuring public order and increasing the safety degree of the citizen, approved by minister Petre Tobă. ...

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Migrant trafficker retained and 46 People Rescued in the Aegean Sea by Romanian Border Policemen During International Mission in Greece

Migrant trafficker retained and 46 People Rescued in the Aegean Sea by Romanian Border Policemen During International Mission in Greece

The border policemen aboard the MAI 1104 ship of the Coast Guard , stationed in Greece, have saved, Sunday morning, during a mission carried out in the Aegean Sea 46 people which were in danger and have retained one person suspected of being a migrant trafficker, during the Maritime Joint Operation “Poseidon Rapid Intervention „coordinated by the Frontex Agency. Since the beginning of the mission, the Border Police vessel has participated in 38 missions, 11 of these being rescue missions of over 570 people, of which more than 300 were women and children. ...

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Romanian Border Police launched a new institutional site

Romanian Border Police launched a new institutional site

Romanian Border Police launched a new version of the internet site www.politiadefrontiera.ro, web portal with a simpler and modern architecture, whose content is based on information useful for Romanians and foreigners; the aim is to increase the inter-institutional transparency and accurate information of the public regarding the role, activities and missions of the institution. At the same time, a simplified version for mobile phones and tablets was launched and allows the access to information of public interest, and also to “Online Traffic” application which presents the averag ...

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26 children on board of a rubber boat in the Aegean Sea, along with 41 adults, were rescued and handed over to the Greek authorities in the port of Chios

26 children on board of a rubber boat in the Aegean Sea, along with 41 adults, were rescued and handed over to the Greek authorities in the port of Chios

The border policemen aboard the MAI 1104 ship of the Coast Guard, in Joint Maritime Operation "Poseidon Rapid Intervention" in Greece, coordinated by FRONTEX, rescued 67 people, including 26 children, who were on a small rubber boat, in the Aegean Sea. ...

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Approximately 100 people rescued in the Aegean Sea by border policemen during Frontex mission in Greece

Approximately 100 people rescued in the Aegean Sea by border policemen during Frontex mission in Greece

The border policemen aboard the MAI 1104 ship of the Coast Guard , stationed in Greece, have successfully carried out two more rescue missions of 97 migrants which were in danger of drowning in the international waters of the Aegean Sea, during the Maritime Joint Operation “Poseidon Rapid Intervention”. ...

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Statistics regarding Romanian Border Police activity in the last 24 hours

Statistics regarding Romanian Border Police activity in the last 24 hours

In the last 24 hours, in the competence areas - meaning border crossing points and "green border" - Border Police officers detected: 50 illegal deeds (24 crimes and 26 penalties) ...

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Statistics regarding Romanian Border Police activity in the last 24 hours

Statistics regarding Romanian Border Police activity in the last 24 hours

In the last 24 hours, in the competence areas - meaning border crossing points and "green border" - Border Police officers detected: 84 illegal deeds (38 crimes and 46 penalties) ...

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Statistics regarding Romanian Border Police activity in the last 24 hours

Statistics regarding Romanian Border Police activity in the last 24 hours

In the last 24 hours, in the competence areas - meaning border crossing points and "green border" - Border Police officers detected: 48 illegal deeds (10 crimes and 38 penalties) committed ...

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Statistics regarding Romanian Border Police activity in the last 24 hours

Statistics regarding Romanian Border Police activity in the last 24 hours

In the last 24 hours, in the competence areas - meaning border crossing points and "green border" - Border Police officers detected: 35 illegal deeds (19 crimes and 16 penalties) committed ...

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Statistics regarding Romanian Border Police activity in the last 24 hours

Statistics regarding Romanian Border Police activity in the last 24 hours

In the last 24 hours, in the competence areas - meaning border crossing points and "green border" - Border Police officers detected: 49 illegal deeds (14 crimes and 35 penalties) committed ...

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Statistics regarding Romanian Border Police activity in the last 24 hours

Statistics regarding Romanian Border Police activity in the last 24 hours

In the last 24 hours, in the competence areas - meaning border crossing points and "green border" - Border Police officers detected: 53 illegal deeds (25 crimes and 28 penalties) committed ...

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The Romanian Border Police s the specialized state institution which carries out the attributions appertaining to it and referring to the surveillance and control of the crossing of the state border ... read more