Safety

Probe launched after pupil pulls out gun at Irakleio school

Police on Crete launched an investigation after a secondary school pupil in the area of Mesara, near the port of Irakleio, pulled out a gun on the school premises. 

The local police were notified immediately by school staff and were looking into the exact circumstances of the incident that led to no injuries as the pupil did not fire the gun.  

Delta squad to hit streets again this weekend

Officers of the Greek Police's new restructured motorcycle-riding Delta squad are to get back to work this weekend as part of a broader plan by the conservative government to increase citizens' sense of security in their neighborhoods.
Dismantled by the previous leftist government, the recreation of the Delta squad was one of Kyriakos Mitsotakis' key pre-election pledges.

State Department: Greece was 'cooperative' in counterterrorism efforts last year

The Greek government remained a "cooperative counterterrorism partner" of the United States in 2018 and improved its tools and information exchange to vet undocumented migrants who continue to arrive in significant numbers, the State Department said for the country in its annual report on terrorism.

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