Hellenic Police

Police officers’ responsibilities ascertained in Griva murder

​​​​​​The internal investigation of the Hellenic Police (ELAS) into the murder of Kyriaki Griva outside a police precinct last week has ascertained disciplinary lapses and criminal responsibilities of the officers that were on duty on the night of the incident on April 1. 

Rules of engagement

Far-right pundits persistently raise the question: What would have ensued if the police officer stationed at the Agioi Anargyroi police station had intervened with his firearm to halt the man who murdered his ex-partner? Let us address their inquiry.

The mixer of ruthless demagoguery

"We have said that we want gun ownership for the Greek man, training for the Greek woman, for everyone," the leader of the nationalist Greek Solution party, Kyriakos Velopoulos, said in an interview with state-run broadcaster ERT, commenting on the murder of a woman by her former partner outside a police station. His party is on the rise in the latest opinion polls.