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How to drive safely on the motorway

How to drive safely on the motorway… or how to reach your destination without any harm.

I respect the speed limits

I drive on the right side of the road and I use the turn signals

I respect the safety distance

I do not drive on the hard shoulder

I  slow down while driving in the road work zones

I take […]

By |July 27th, 2015|Tips and advice|0 Comments

Spain – Record seizure of 48 tons of cannabis resin in the province of Cadiz

A historical seizure of drugs was carried out on June 26th, 2015 in Cadiz province, when the Algeciras harbour Guardia Civil services confiscated 48 tons of cannabis resin, hidden in two semitrailers arriving from Tangiers (Morocco). Both drivers were arrested. Investigations continue in order to identify the protagonists of the international network and the final […]

By |July 8th, 2015|Member News|0 Comments

Franco-Spanish Mountain rescue exercise

The Belagua sector, in the Navarra region in Spain, was recently the scene of a Franco-Spanish mountain rescue exercise, which gathered 16 Guardia civil and Gendarmerie nationale personnel coming from mountain and helicopter units of Pampelune and Roncal for Spain, Oloron-Sainte-Marie for France.

This exercise consisted in the simulation of an accident involving two climbers halfway […]

By |July 1st, 2015|Member News|0 Comments

France takes over command of the European Gendarmerie Force Permanent Headquarters

On June 26th, 2015, colonel Francisco Esteban Perez, from the Spanish Guardia civil, was relieved by colonel Philippe Rio, from the French Gendarmerie nationale, as commander of the EUROGENDFOR Permanent Headquarters of Vicenza (Italy). The change of command ceremony was attended by several EUROGENDFOR authorities, among whom the general commander of the Italian Arma dei […]

By |June 29th, 2015|Member News|0 Comments

FIEP Service Organization Commission in Istanbul

From June 1st to 4th, the FIEP Members met during the Service Organization Commission in Istanbul, Turkey.

For this commission, all the Member Forces were invited to present the impact of digitalization on the day-to-day service and how each Force adapted its actions to these new means, through several projects and devices:


The “connected gendarme” project, which […]

By |June 29th, 2015|General News|0 Comments

France – Inauguration of the Judicial Pole of the Gendarmerie nationale

On May 21st, 2015, the Minister of Home affairs and the General Director of the Gendarmerie nationale inaugurated the new site of the Judicial Pole of the Gendarmerie (PJGN) in Pontoise (North of Paris). Several guests coming from the judicial, diplomatic, police and scientific world were able to discover how the gendarmerie adapts its disposal […]

By |June 1st, 2015|Member News|0 Comments

Implementation of the GIMAT-Module 3 “Urban crime, diffused criminality and control of areas at risk”. Chisinau (MOLDOVA), 18th-22nd May 2015

From 18th to 22nd May 2015, the 3rd Module of the FIEP-TAIEX-GIMAT Project (Gendarmerie Immigration Mobile Assistance Teams) “Urban crime, diffused criminality and control of areas at risk” was implemented in favour of 30 Officers from the Moldovan Department of the Carabinieri Troops.

This event, officially opened by the Deputy Minister/Commander of the Carabinieri Troops – […]

By |May 29th, 2015|General News|0 Comments

Italy-International Seminar “Cybercrime and terrorist threat in the Mediterranean area”. Carabinieri Advanced Institute for Investigative Techniques (Velletri, 18th-22nd May 2015)

The Carabinieri Advanced Institute for Investigative Techniques hosted, from 18th to 22nd May 2015, the international seminar “Cybercrime and terrorist threat in the Mediterranean area”.

This event, organized by the Italian Carabinieri at the above mentioned high specialized training centre, was officially opened by the Commander of the Special Operation Department (ROS), Brig.Gen. Mario PARENTE.

The panellists […]

By |May 29th, 2015|Member News|0 Comments

Chile: 88th anniversary of the foundation of the Carabineros

The Carabineros de Chile celebrated the 88th anniversary of their foundation on April 27th, 2015. On this occasion, several military ceremonies took place all over the country.

In Santiago, the official ceremony was headed by Mrs Bachelet, president of the Chilean Republic. Several foreign delegations were invited to this event: the China’s People’s Armed Police, the […]

By |May 12th, 2015|Member News|0 Comments

Moroccan Royal Gendarmerie: dismantling of a huge transnational drug trafficking operation off the coast of Tangier

In the framework of the implementation of the national strategy for fighting against cannabis production and trafficking, started several years ago by the Moroccan authorities, an intervention unit of the maritime Royal Gendarmerie, supported by the Royal Navy, succeeded, on April 18th, 2015, in aborting a transnational trafficking operation involving 9 tons of drugs. This […]

By |May 5th, 2015|Member News|0 Comments