• Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!

  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!

    About the programme
  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!

LLI-269 The development of safety services by strengthening communication and cooperation capacity between the local government and police authorities (SCAPE)

The overall objective of the project is to improve public safety by improving skills for national security services and local government employees by using modern technology in their daily work. Project goal is to promote communication and cooperation between police and local governments in Lithuanian-Latvian border, also to increase the security and popularity of the region.

To strengthen knowledge and capacity of police officers 70 and local volunteers 30 (for each country) three joint trainings for police officers and supporters on how to use and apply modern technologies will be given by local and foreign professional instructors and lectors. Exchange of the experience among different stakeholders in a joint demonstration training and conference will be organized. Also, to strengthen technical capacity of the institutions using modern equipment, such as body camcorders 100, vehicle video recorders 32, service bikes 8, tricycles 6, electric bicycles 8, electric car and electric minivan 2, drone 1, traffic video recorders 30, etc. will be purchased.

Palanga City municipality has already acquired (2018 08) 4 electric tricycles, 8 mobile phones, 4 electric bicycles, 8 radio stations.

In 2019 January  Palanga City Municipality attended a partner meeting in Liepāja.

March At the end of March (2019), further to the activities foreseen in the second phase of the “Inerreg Latvia-Lithuania 2014-2020” project (SCAPE LLI-269), a programme of green and nature-friendly transport has been introduced to Klaipeda County Chief Police Commissioner means: bicycles, electric bicycles and rolling-out, which are already patrolling public spaces in Palanga police commissioner, thus guaranteeing public order and the safety of holidaymakers and residents.

Currently, the municipality of Palanga has already signed a contract for the purchase of an electric minivan.

Project portfolio (pdf)

Social media and contacts:
Phone: +37046048705
E-mail: administracija@palanga.lt
Website: www.palanga.lt
Address: Vytauto street 112, Palanga, LT-00153

12 July 2019

Video registrators for comunity police officer duty cars

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Video registrators for community police officers were purchased of the INTERREG V-A Latvia-Lithuania Programme 2014-2020 supported project “The development of safety services by strengthening communication and cooperation capacity between the local government and police authorities”, SCAPE LLI -269. Those registrators are helpful to gain evidences and solve out situations while police responds on call. It also helps to be protected in case of misunderstanding or quarrel especially on public events while patrolling.

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12 July 2019

Safe police bike patrolling and use of individual body cameras

On the 26th – 27th of June, 2019, in Liepaja there was taken place for two-days teaching/ training seminar on safe police bike patrolling and use of individual body cameras of the INTERREG V-A Latvia-Lithuania Programme 2014-2020 supported project “The development of safety services by strengthening communication and cooperation capacity between the local government and police authorities”, SCAPE LLI -269. 30 police staff members from Lithuania and Latvia participated in the two-days teaching/ training seminar which was provided by VAZ Global Netherlands (Community Policing Experts). First day of the event took place inside the State police of Latvia Kurzeme regional department; and the second day was run in outdoor conditions on bicycles.
Police officers got chance to train in different conditions and gain experience on bike use as police tool for catching offenders as well as a self defense instrument. Some theoretical input was detailed on preparing bike to make sure that police officer is self-confident during the shift.
On the side of use of individual body cameras police officers gained information how useful is to get evidences as well as it is very helpful to observe all situation. There were great practical suggestions to keep in mind and introduce to future responsibilities.

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Last updated: 21.10.2019 09:21