New measures to tackle alcohol dependency among police officers

Police authorities have published new police guidelines for tackling alcohol dependency in the force, ordering officers not to consume alcohol up to 10 hours before service, banning them from buying alcohol in uniform, and pushing them to report officers that are drunk at work. […]

Artūras Paulauskas, chairman of the National Security and Defence Committee

Lithuanian institutions demand extra funding to address terrorism threats

Reacting to the terrorist attacks in France, Lithuania’s Parliamentary National Security and Defence Committee has requested additional funding for the State Security Department, the Lithuanian Police Anti-Terrorist Operations Unit, Aras, and the State Border Guard Service. The committee requests to designate 14.4 million euro to these institutions in next year’s budget. […]

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Lithuanian police crack child pornography distribution network

In cooperation with foreign counterparts, Lithuania’s police have busted a distribution network of pornography involving minors, with suspicions brought against 12 individuals so far. […]

Ramūnas Matonis

Lithuania won’t hand back child taken away from Norwegian foster carers, police say

A Lithuanian child taken away from his foster carers in Norway and secretly driven to Lithuania and his mother will not be handed over to Norway, a spokesman for the Police Department said. […]