Safety

US donates new technology to Greek police

Greek law enforcement officers will be equipped with the latest technology in police radios thanks to a donation from the United States' Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency.
The initiative is a response to concerns that the analogue two-way radios currently used by the Greek force are not secure and can experience interference from other radio systems.

CCTV cameras must be off when schools are open, says independent body

Greece's data protection authority (HDPA) ruled on Monday that the operation of cameras and video recording surveillance systems is not allowed in schools when students are there.
HDPA said that when schools are closed, the relevant municipal authorities are responsible for the processing of any recorded data.

Antiterrorist exercise at Israel's Embassy

Bucharest, Sept 22 /Agerpres/ - An antiterrorist exercise organized by the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) - as a national authority in the field of terrorism prevention and combating - and partner institutions within the National System of Prevention and Combating Terrorism is taking place at the Israeli embassy, informs the SRI.

Suspects use vehicle to smash into electronics store, steal PlayStation consoles

Greek police are investigating an early Wednesday smash-and-grab at an electronics store on Petrou Ralli Street in downtown Athens, where five suspects used a vehicle to ram into the shop front window.
The incident took place around 3.45 a.m. Early reports said the thieves only managed to get away with three Sony PlayStation video game consoles, before police arrived at the scene.

Romania ranks 2nd in World Rescue Challenge - "granting specialist first aid" challenge

The extrication and first aid team of the Inspectorate General for Emergency Situations (IGSU) Valcea ranked 2nd in the "granting specialist first aid" challenge - a complex scenario - at the World Rescue Challenge 2019, which brought together extrication and first aid teams from all over the world, from the member countries of the the World Rescue Organisation.

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