Crime

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Tuesday, 03.03.2015, 17:02

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Number of detainees in Riga increases by 63% in 2014

Number of detainees in Riga increases by 63% in 2014

19.02.2015

The number of people detained by the Riga Municipality Police in 2014, has grown by 63%. A total of 6,052 people were detained in 2014, Riga Municipality Police Chief Juris Lukass said in an interview with the Latvian Television show "Rita panorama", reports LETA.

Keyword tags: Crime, Latvia, Legislation



Number of murders in Latvia increases in 2014

Number of murders in Latvia increases in 2014

11.02.2015

A total of 85 murders were registered in Latvia in 2014, which is ten murders more than in 2013, reports LETA, referring to information from the State Police.

Lithuania and Georgia ratify agreement on fight against crime

Lithuania and Georgia ratify agreement on fight against crime

05.01.2015

In consistency with the Constitution and the decree of Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite, Lithuanian parliament has ratified the intergovernmental agreement between Lithuania and Georgia on cooperation in the fight against crime, signed on 26 September 2013 in Vilnius, reports LETA/ELTA.


Lithuanian president congratulates police officers, talks about problems

Lithuanian president congratulates police officers, talks about problems

03.10.2014

President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite who received chiefs of police on the occasion of the Police Day (Guardian Angels' Day) did not confine solely to congratulations but emphasised the geopolitical situation, the necessity to continue rotation and talked about improving officers' qualifications, informs LETA/ELTA.

70 organized crime groups operating in Latvia

70 organized crime groups operating in Latvia

02.10.2014

During a Saeima Defense, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee meeting yesterday, the chief of the State Police's Organized Crime Department Andrejs Sinavins said that there are approximately 70 organized crime groups operating in Latvia, reports LETA.

25.08.2014

22,522 criminal acts committed in Estonia in 2014

According to the crime barometer compiled by the Ministry of Justice, the crime rate in Estonia was in a slight decline from January to July 2014 , writes LETA/National Broadcasting.

25.07.2014

About 100 explosive objects found in garage on Sadovnikova Street

About a hundred explosive objects were found in a garage on Firsa Sadovnikova Street in Riga yesterday, the majority of which were artillery shells, informs LETA reffering to National Armed Forces.

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