Objectives

The Action aims to raise awareness, to empower and strengthen the staff of Law Enforcement Agencies, preparing them for early recognition and prevention of any escalation of violence, and support the fight against radicalisation leading to violent extremism and terrorism. The actions of the program include the identification of the needs of Law Enforcement Agencies in order to recognize and assess the threat of radicalisation leading to violent extremism and terrorism, the preparation and implementation of workshops for the staff of Law Enforcement, the creation of a specific methodological framework for risk assessment, the creation of a simulation game, the preparation of specific identification indicators and questionnaires on indexing techniques, the preparation and conduction of training and the organization of awareness campaigns.
In specific, the objectives of the Action are:
• Exploring the needs of Law Enforcement Agencies for timely recognition and combating radicalisation leading to violent extremism and terrorism.
• Strengthening the inter-service co-operation of all agencies involved.
• Developing a methodology for assessing the threat of radicalisation leading to violent extremism and terrorism.
• Training, education and reinforcement of Law Enforcement Officials to timely recognize and combat radicalisation leading to violent extremism and terrorism.
• Establishment of indicators of potential radicalisation leading to violent extremism and terrorism in prisons, the Internet, etc.
• Reducing the risk and preventing the potentially violent escalation of radicalisation leading to violent extremism and terrorism.
• Enhancing the vigilance of law enforcement personnel in confronting and managing crisis situations.