Federal Judicial Police – DJSOC Environmental Crime Service
Mission(s) of the Unit: Making strategic analyses to conceptualise the phenomena; Giving advice and ensuring the co-ordination for the benefit of the investigators; Developing expert data bases; Providing specific expertise and support to the police services in the field; Ensuring information control and exploitation; Consolidating the police “environmental network”; Providing specific training for members of the “environmental network”; Promoting an integrated police method to tackle the phenomena; Initiating and let carry out proactive and reactive investigations ; Concluding “skeleton agreements” (Police / Environmental Authorities); Representing the police in panels that deal with environmental protection (INTERPOL, EUROPOL (EnviCrimeNet), EU, …).
|Name NWP||Federal Judicial Police- DJSOC Environmental Crime Service|
UGhent please contact Hannah Verbeke at firstname.lastname@example.org
Professional field NWP
Central Environmental Crime Unit of the Belgian Federal Judicial Police dealing with serious environmental crime (e.g. traffic of waste, traffic of international protected species of plants and animals,…).
National police organisation with local contact points and the international focal point for the Belgian police for environmental crime matters.
Short description NWP organisation
Thematic key words (following the criteria of IMARC dimensions)
Research needs and/or research questions NWP
How to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of environmental legislation.
How to improve the multidisciplinary approach to environmental crime.
Offer NWP: the role of the IMARC researcher
Number of IMARC researchers that can be placed at NWP per academic year
1 per year
Is it possible for IMARC researchers to have other forms of research collaboration and data collection (other than internship)?
Financial compensation (for IMARC researchers)
Which language is required?
Certain agreements that need to be respected, such as screening procedures for students and confidentiality of the data, and the like?
Professional secrecy; procedure of the Federal Police
Possible start date / end date internship and/or other research collaboration
January – June 2020