PAMECA V delivered a training in Shkoder, on “Operational Techniques on Premises and Persons’ Search; Telecommunication interception; Recent investigative techniques and their usefulness”, which was attended by 14 crime investigation specialists of Shkodër, Dibër and Kukës Local Police Directorates.
The training mainly focused on the following areas: how to carry out adequate premises and persons’ search, in accordance with the current legal framework, currently in force; proper seizure of evidence during a search, so that they are admissible in court proceedings, safeguards of persons who are subjects of the police search; special means of investigation, such as lawful interception of communications, as a way of evidence and information-gathering tool for detecting, preventing or fighting crime, types of interception, how interception is regulated by domestic laws, were other issues dealt with, during this training.
A vide-recorded simulated search was displayed and served as an analysis material for the participants, who constructively evaluated and analysed the performed simulated search operation and gave recommendations accordingly.
Special attention was given to the safety and security aspect for the judicial police officers during the search process, as one of the key priorities of a search operation. During the discussion with the participants, different scenarios and various operational variables were hypothesized on how to guarantee the safety of the JPOs and achieve the investigation objective. Furthermore, several operational experiences were shared by the participants, which contributed to creating a very participatory and interesting atmosphere.
The training activity was opened by Shkoder LPD Director, Mr Niko Brahimaj, facilitated by Mr. Maurizio Mirarchi, Pameca V long-term expert on Organised Crime.
This training activity geared towards further developing the participants’ professional knowledge and reinforce their investigative skills, aiming to fulfill more effectively the police functions, duties and objectives in order to fight organized criminal activities.