Tag Archives: Norway

Illegal toothfishing convictions

This Interpol press release reports convictions of the captain and engineers of a notorious fish-poaching vessel scuttled off the coast of West Africa. This blog post from the International Whale Protection Organization congratulates the activists who helped track down the … Continue reading

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Post-conflict policing

This post announces a new EU-funded study that will look at the challenges of policing post-conflict societies in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Central America. Several Norwegian institutes will lead the study.

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2014 Corruption Index

In the most recent Transparency International corruption index, based on perceptions of various forms of public corruption in 174 nations, four Nordic countries plus New Zealand are rated cleanest, while Somalia, North Korea, and Sudan are most corrupt. InSight Crime … Continue reading

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Police & mentally ill

Here’s an interesting article about handling mentally ill incidents in Bergen, Norway. Most cases are handled by a special ambulance crew, which has reduced the number that the police have to handle. Several other European cities are reportedly adopting the … Continue reading

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