National Authorities

Germany: Bundespolizei

Within the system of internal security in the Federal Republic of Germany, the Federal Police carry out a wide variety of law enforcement tasks, in particular in the fields of border protection, railway policing and aviation security, as assigned by the German Constitution and federal law. With a good 41,000 employees of whom more than 33,000 are fully trained police officers, the Bundespolizei is a police force that is available country-wide with a high operational value and that makes an important contribution to maintaining domestic security in the Federal Republic of Germany, Europe and in the world.

http://www.bundespolizei.de/

Greece: Ελληνική Αστυνομία

The Border Police Units were established in 1999 as a branch of the Hellenic Police. Presently 4,500 border guards serve at 58 Border Police Units across the Hellenic territory. Border Guards have at their disposal a variety of vehicles and technical equipment in order to fulfill their mission, which is to prevent and combat illegal migration as well as cross border crime which occurs at the external borders of Greece.

http://www.hellenicpolice.gr

Greece: Λιμενικό Σώμα

The Hellenic Coast Guard was established in 1919. It operates a total of 269 patrol boats and vessels and its own dedicated air fleet, composed of 6 fixed wing assets and 6 helicopters. BPU’s and HCG cooperate closely with the law enforcement agencies from other EU member states in the implementation of EU policies.

http://www.yen.gr/
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