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Police join exercise with Int´l partners in Pirkanmaa

Published : 11 Jun 2024, 04:26

  DF Report
Photo: National Police Board of Finland.

Together with Finnish partners, The Special Intervention Unit Karhu organized a cooperation exercise for multinational police special forces in Tampere and Pirkanmaa from Monday to Friday, said National Police Board in press release.

The exercise hosted and led by Finland, will involve 17 special police units from different European countries.

During the exercise, helicopter flight activity will be held daily from June 11 to June 13 between 8.00-16.00 hours.

Training ammunition will be used during the exercise in areas reserved for the exercise in Tampere, Isosaari and Mänttä-Vilppula.

The exercise is part of the ATLAS Network cooperation between the internal security authorities of the European Union.

Finland's NATO membership emphasises the importance of international multi-authority cooperation.