Police

The following stakeholder organisations and interests groups appear in thematic policy discussion on border and migration policy at the European level. The listing does not represent a political stance or support of this website. All descriptions are derived from the self-presentation of the respective group or organisation. For reasons of space, exclusively national interest groups are not included. Comments and additions are welcome!

The Association of European Police Colleges (AEPC):

Since its creation in 1996, the Association of European Police Colleges has been a friendly and efficient network of police colleges from all over the European continent. Today, with 48 member colleges from 42 European and European neighbouring countries, we remain on the front stage of international police cooperation.

European Association of Airport and Seaport Police:

The European Association of Airport and Seaport Police is a professional and driven organisation that supports the high level exchange of information and bench-marking across Maritime and Aviation security. In recent times the Association has continued to mature and evolve, and is now regarded as a serious contributor to enhanced port security across Europe.

European Confederation of Police (EuroCOP):

The European Confederation of Police, EuroCOP, serves as the voice of European police officers in Europe. It represents over half a million officers in 27 European countries dealing with issues ranging from cross-border police cooperation to a safer working environment for police officers on the street.

European Gay Police Association:

The European Gay Police Association (EGPA) was established in 2004. It aims to provide a conduit for LGBT European Police employees to network, to share best practice and to support developing European countries build internal and external service provision capacity.

European Police Association:

The EPA (European Police Association) is a non-profit-making and non-political association that was established in Brussels in 1995. It gathers more than a thousand police officers from the 25 countries of the European Union, with various law enforcement competencies (policemen, gendarmes, customs officers), as well as members of the EU and NATO security services.

FIEP Association:

FIEP is an association of national gendarmeries or affiliated corps, encompassing the European and Mediterranean Gendarmeries and Police Forces with Military Status. The goal of FIEP (which started with the corps of France, Italy, Spain, and Portugal) is to broaden and strengthen the mutual relationships, to promote an innovative and active reflection on the forms of police co-operation, and to value its model of organisation and structures abroad.  FIEP wants to be recognised by the European authorities as a forum and a structure of separate police co-operation, capable of leading concrete actions.

Southeast Europe Police Chiefs Association (SEPCA):

The Association is dedicated to building public security in South Eastern Europe, through its co-operative police services, together with the citizens and its partner organizations. SEPCA promotes police transformation with the view to enhance effective and democratic police services in member countries in the region of Southeast Europe, for the benefits of the whole population.