The EU Mission for the Support of Palestinian Police and Rule of Law

Head of Mission and Palestinian Chief of Police welcomed by Portuguese Police Director

Maintaining a constant development of police services and enhancing the skills of senior Police Officers are vital for Police progress.

This week, the Chief of the Palestinian Civil Police led a team of senior Palestinian Police Officers, who together with the Head of EUPOL COPPS headed to Portugal. In Lisbon, Major General Hazem Attallah together with the Head of Mission, Kauko Aaltomaa was welcomed by the National Director of the Portuguese Police, Luis Farinha.

The three-day visit was organised by EUPOL COPPS and aimed to familiarize the participants with the decision making process, at the strategic level, used in the Portuguese Police. During the visit, the delegation was also briefed on the priorities of the Portuguese Police relating to internal development, roles and responsibilities and management skills. In addition, the parties exchanged views on best police practices and future cooperation.

Top Photo: National Director of the Portuguese Police, Luis Farinha (left) briefs Major General Hazem Attallah (second from lett) and the Head of EUPOL COPPS Mission, Kauko Aaltomaa (second from right) on the prioritoies of the Portuguese Police.
Bottom Photo: Group photo of the participants in Lisbon.