In the framework of the current Swedish - Serbian Police Cooperation Program, the project "Development of Forensics and Forensic Site Processing 2016 - 2018 - SweSe III" is under way.
Within the framework of the project realization, specific forensic, computer and photo equipment were donated, as well as special material for the detection of biological traces. For all 27 police departments of the Ministry of Interior, modern forensic equipment has been provided: flash camera, dastlifter, Versa Light light source, universal forensic processing kit of the crime scene site, computer, monitor, color printer and lamp.
This equipment was distributed to the representatives of 27 police administrations of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia on December 25th.
In order to obtain this material, IMG was engaged as a synergy and good co-operation between two programs funded by the Swedish Government, implemented in the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Serbia: Program "Support to Capacity Building for Strategic Governance and EU Integration of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Serbia" and Program "Development of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Serbia 2016 - 2018" (SPAP II).
The project "Development of forensics and forensic site facilitation 2016 - 2018 - SweSe III" relies on two pillars: the first is to raise the level of forensic treatment of the site in criminal offenses in the area of sexual freedom and the area against marriage and family, while the second continuation of work establishing a quality control system for the forensic processing of the crime scene.
During the implementation of the project, 12 seminars were held with the presence of prosecutors, judges, social workers' centers, health workers, police officers, as well as representatives of non-governmental organizations, which dealt with topics related to the importance of fixing biological and other traces on the spot crimes in the area against sexual freedom and domestic violence. Also, several seminars were held focusing on the conduct of the first police officer on the spot when it comes to the aforementioned criminal offenses.
All 27 police offices have designated rooms that will be renovated, equipped with modern furniture, which will serve for the first interview of the victims of gender-based violence.
In Belgrade, on December 17, 2018, the founding assembly of the Network of Policewomen of the Republic of Serbia was held. The ceremony in the Palace of Serbia was attended by over 200 representatives of all police administrations of the Ministry of Interior.
The results of the establishment and beginning of the implementation of the Intelligence led policing model in the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Serbia were presented at the two-day meeting held on December 4 and 5 in Zlatibor.