Bringing neighbours closer
Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!About the programme
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Project Duration: 01.06.2020 - 31.05.2022
Project ERDF Financing: 402 277.96 EUR
Project call: 3rd call
The objective of the project is to improve public safety in Lithuanian – Latvian border region: Klaipeda county in Lithuania and Kurzeme region in Latvia by improving skills of employees of Palanga and Liepaja municipalities and staff of Klaipeda County Police Headquarters and State Police of Latvia by using modern tools such as automatic number plate recognition cameras, radio communication system, mobile safety cameras, electric quadracycles, digital ration system, Kevlar gloves , armored vests and night vision binoculars in their daily work to ensure safety of Klaipeda district and Kurzeme region residents. Project goal is to promote communication and cooperation between police and municipalities of Klaipeda county in Lithuania and Kurzeme region in Latvia, and to increase level of security in general.
To gain new knowledge and increase capacity of police officers and many local volunteers from Klaipeda and Kurzeme two joint trainings for police officers and police supporters on how to use and apply mobile video surveillance cameras will be given by local and foreign instructors and lectors. Experience exchange is planned for police officers, supporters, volunteers in a joint demonstration training and meetings/seminars. To strengthen technical capacity of staff members of Klaipėda County Police Headquarters, Administration of Palanga City Municipality, Liepaja Municipal Police and State Police of Latvia modern equipment will be bought: – automatic number plate recognition cameras, mobile safety cameras, electric quadracycles, digital ration system, Kevlar gloves, armored vests and night vision binoculars that will be used to ensure security of police officers in their daily work. Kevlar gloves will protect police officers from any sharp objects while screening suspects and armored vests will be used in police operations to detain violators and protect police officers from various possible injuries and health threats. They are flame/flash retardant and provide protection against cuts. Joint trainings will be organized on how to use purchased equipment and new knowledge on cooperation capacity will be presented during final conference.
Project is planned as a successful continuation of project “SCAPE” (LLI-269) in which environment friendly vehicles, communication, defense and surveillances tools where purchased, practical and useful joint trainings took place in Liepaja and Klaipėda.
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Last updated: 30.07.2020 14:35