Investigation launched after Athens courthouse vandalized

Police have launched an investigation after unknown individuals smashed up the main entrance and windows of an Athens courthouse.

Four people were involved in the attack on the First Instance Administrative Court in Ampelokipi.

Police said they arrived at the building shortly after 11 p.m. and, using sledgehammers, broke doors and windows before fleeing.

Greek PM Mitsotakis: Any abuse by a law enforcement officers will be severely punished

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, speaking at an event of the Ministry of Citizen Protection on security and the reduction of crime, at the former Hellenic Police Officers' School, sent a message that no abuse by a law enforcement officer at the expense of a citizen will be tolerated on the occasion of the case of the rape of a 19-year-old woman by police officers inside the Omonia police station.

Police force struggling with staff shortages, long commutes

Ljubljana – Police departments in Slovenia continue to struggle with staffing shortages dating back to austerity measures. The average age of a police officer rises by 4.5 months each year, while unions are warning that many, especially from the east of the country as the main source of the police’s workforce, are having to do extremely long commutes.