Council Decision 2005/681/JHA of 20 September 2005 establishing the European Police College (CEPOL) and repealing Decision 2000/820/JHA
Official Journal of the European Union, L 25, p. 63-70 of 1.10.2005
  • A European Police College (CEPOL) is hereby established. It shall be regarded as the successor of CEPOL, as established by Decision 2000/820/JHA.
  • The aim of CEPOL shall be to help train the senior police officers of the Member States by optimising cooperation between CEPOLs various components. It shall support and develop a European approach to the main problems facing Member States in the fight against crime, crime prevention, and the maintenance of law and order and public security, in particular the cross-border dimensions of those problems.

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