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EULEX: crowd and riot control training for Kosovo Police in the north

29/07/2019 - 10:24
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The civilian Rule of Law Mission EULEX organized recently a crowd and riot control (CRC) training course for Kosovo Police officers from Mitrovica, North Kosovo, aimed at developing their operational CRC capacity. Mitrovica was in the past the scene of riots and public unrest.

EULEX supports the development of Rule of Lax capacities in Kosovo


The course focused on basic CRC formations and equipment, procedures regarding CRC operations, and exchange of experience on CRC activities. The training course was also an opportunity to enhance the coordination of roles between the local police and EULEX who act as first respectively second security responders in Kosovo.

Read more about the support that EULEX provides to Kosovo in the development of its' Rule of Law capacities on the EULEX website.