The training of Lezhe LPD on Domestic Violence. – SCPA Programme

The training of Lezhe LPD on Domestic Violence.

On the 19th and 20th of April 2022, it was organized the training of the Lezhe Local Police Directorate staff on tackling domestic violence cases. This training is delivered by the SCPA program in cooperation with the General Directorate of State Police. The trainees were 49 police officers of Lezhe LPD, mainly community policing officers and crime investigators. The training focused on the recent amendments of the legislation on addressing domestic violence cases and its bylaws.

The purpose of the training is to increase the capacities of the state police to perform structured risk assessment of the cases. Such risk assessment aims to help the police officers to objectively assess the case and identify the level or risk in order to increase the safety of DV and GBV victims.