Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Europol

  • Proposals for new Europol Regulation

    Proposals for new Europol Regulation

    The EU police agency is to process more „big data“ and receive personal data from private companies. Preventive cooperation with third countries will be expanded, this also concerns secret services. On 9 December last year, the EU Commission presented a proposal to extend Europol’s mandate. The police agency could therefore initiate investigations itself without waiting […]

  • Prüm Framework: EU Presidency wants a European Weapons Register

    Prüm Framework: EU Presidency wants a European Weapons Register

    In a decentralised system, the police forces of the EU member states network DNA files, fingerprints, vehicle data and soon also facial images. The automated retrieval of data in criminal investigations is now to be extended to firearms. However, a feasibility study had rejected this idea. The Portuguese EU Presidency proposes to include firearms and […]

  • Predicting crime and profiling: Europol and Frontex turn to artificial intelligence

    Predicting crime and profiling: Europol and Frontex turn to artificial intelligence

    The EU police agency will soon receive a new regulation that will allow sensitive personal data to be used for research purposes. Corresponding projects are already underway. As early as next year, the EU border agency wants to use an AI-based lie detector for immigration control. The European police agency Europol has existed in The […]

  • European police networking in the twilight

    European police networking in the twilight

    The Police Working Group on Terrorism (PWGT) consists of the political departments of police authorities in all Schengen states. The informal group was established in 1979 as a response to left-wing armed movements. After their disappearance, the purpose of the PWGT was expanded to include „political violent activities“. Together with police authorities from the Netherlands, […]