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The International Law Enforcement topic provides American law enforcement with police news from around the world, focusing on the latest developments in criminal syndicates, drug cartels, organized crime, and international terrorism. It also follows significant developments and events in other countries and explores how cops in Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America enforce their laws.

For anyone protecting major events, the known threats are easy to track, but the unknowns manifest in blind spots that can cause unwanted surprises
New responsibilities include the detection and seizure of explosives, de-mining and capturing gun runners, as well as the grim work of “investigating war crimes committed by the enemy”
Rising gang violence has escalated in Sweden over the past decade, leading to an increase in shootings, grenade bombings and concerns about public safety
Terrorists were behind attacks that targeted churches and a synagogue and killed at least 15 police officers and four civilians, including a priest
Money from the theft, orchestrated by an Air Canada employee and former manager, was used to fund illegal U.S. weapons purchases for distribution across the border
Mexico City police training up to 40 officers per day in groups of up to 10 simultaneously with the virtual reality training system
Gardone Val Trompia modernizes video surveillance in city’s Mella Park
The delegation was near the Gaza strip for counterterrorism and antisemitism training when the Hamas attacks began Saturday
The 13 tons of pills were hidden in a shipment of doors and home décor panels
The program aims for nurses to work alongside police officers to assist individuals struggling with substance use disorders and mental health
The Carabinieri is one of Italy’s main law enforcement agencies and is the fourth branch of the Italian Armed Forces
The role of police in the Holocaust spurs an international group of law enforcement leaders to create hate crime and bias training
In May 2023, London’s police commissioner announced plans to stop police response to mental health emergencies unless there’s a direct life threat
The change is necessary because it is taking officers away from their core responsibilities of fighting crimes, the Met chief said
The team ranked 12th out of 55 teams in the Hostage Rescue event, 10th out of 55 teams in the Assault Event and 6th out of 55 teams in the Officer Rescue event
The news of the nation’s largest-ever drug seizure comes on the heels of the Feb. 24 movie release of “Cocaine Bear,” about a drug runner’s plane crash
Established in the early 1990s, the Dubai Police SWAT team hosts the UAE SWAT Challenge, a highly regarded event in the international law enforcement community
It turns out, American policing shares many of the same challenges as other countries
The sports car has a medical cool box in a purpose-built compartment at the front of the Lamborghini Huracan
Another person was shot by the attacker and hospitalized, but is expected to survive according to police
The agents were on boat patrol when they approached a suspect vessel; once they neared it, two passengers opened fire
A study of Dutch police officers found that the officers who were able to watch their BWC footage of a training exercise wrote more accurate and complete reports
FB users wondered why the police needed their help to identify an easily recognizable individual donning a “beast” tattoo
The White House said 300 federal first responders already reached Puerto Rico as of this week
U.S. policymakers may want to take note of the approaches adopted by England, Wales and Australia to achieve nationally integrated and intentional police education
Half of the shipment was meant for Mexico City, but the other half was destined for Los Angeles
The previous height requirement for female officers joining Spain’s police force was set at 5 feet 3 inches tall
All nine justices ruled that the plaintiff should not be allowed to pursue retaliation claims
Officials hope a three-year experiment will reduce overdose deaths