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Massive Police Operation in Central Athens Results in Arrest of 129

More than one hundred and twenty-nine individuals have been taken in for questioning since a major police operation got underway in the area of Omonoia Square in central Athens on Friday. The operation was conducted just one day after an...

Greek Police Dismantles International Drug Ring, 1.18 Tons of Cocaine Seized

Greek police have dismantled an international drug trafficking ring after confiscating 1.18 tons of cocaine in Astakos in the prefecture of Aitoloakarnania, after a long joint operation among several law enforcement agencies . The traffickers are believed to have systematically...

Greek Police Accused of Brutality in Operation to Clear Squats (video)

Greek police were accused of using excessive and even illegal force against citizens during their operation on Wednesday morning to clear three anarchist-occupied squats in central Athens. A family living next door to a squat in the district of Koukaki...

Europol and Greek Police Dismantle Massive Baby-Selling Network in Thessaloniki

According to an announcement made on Thursday, Greece's national police and the EU's law enforcement agency Europol dismantled a 66-member organized crime group believed to be involved in trafficking human beings, illegal adoption and money laundering on Monday. The network, which...

New Greek Government to Deploy More Police on the Streets

One of the priorities of the new Greek government is to establish a feeling of security for citizens, who see crime rates rising rapidly and feel helpless in front of criminals. New Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, announced that the Citizen...

Greek Police Create Special Domestic Violence Department

The Greek Police (ELAS) will be creating a new department to deal with domestic violence issues, according to a recent announcement. The members of the new department will be tasked with the prevention of violence inside the family. They will receive...

Faulty Radio Communication Poses a Threat to Public Security, Police Officials Claim

Greek Police officials, speaking with Kathimerini newspaper on Friday claimed that sensitive Police Units face severe communication problems as the radio devices they use are faulty. Special units of the Greek Police that guard sensitive spots in the Greek capital,...

Greek Police Arrest Two After Finding 44 Migrants in Warehouse

Greek police in Thessaloniki arrested two suspects for migrant trafficking after they discovered 44 migrants in a warehouse in the city on Christmas Day. Two Romanians, a 34-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman, were taken into custody, accused of migrant...

Two Separate Shooting Deaths in Athens

A 48-year-old Greek man was found dead at dawn on Thursday in the area of ​​Moschato, Attica. Earlier today, another man was shot in the head at a coffee shop in Omonoia Square. According to police, the man in Moschato...

Greek Police Bust Drug Trafficking Gang and Seize Over 27 kg of Cannabis

Greek police have busted a significant drug racket in raids in Athens, as well as Fthiotida and Patra in central and western Greece. The bust took place last Thursday, and on Monday the Greece Police (ELAS) announced that they had...