Portugal : the latest figures in crime prevention

Crime in Portugal has decreased by 0.6% between 2009 and 2010, according to police figures published in the latest annual report on interior security (RASI 2010, according to its Portuguese acronym), released by the Ministry of the Interior on March, … More

Country profile: Portugal

Last update: 04/2011 Population (2010): 11 317 192 hab. 1. Crime statistics Crime rate (2010) : 40,5% Global tendency : Main Offences : Good offences: 54,1% People offences: 23,31 % Crimes against life in Society: 12,23% Others (includes drug trafficking): 8,85% Crimes against … More

Executive Committee in Lisbon, established partner of Efus

Lisbon, an established partner city of Efus, hosted the most recent Executive Committee on November 5th. Over 30 participants from 15 local authorities discussed various current affairs topics. In particular, they adopted two resolutions, one calling on the EU to help … More

Justice for mineurs in Portugal: Summary report , 2000

Age of criminal responsibility:  Children under sixteen have complete criminal irresponsibility; according to Article 19 of the Penal Code: “minors under sixteen are not subject to prosecution”.  The age of criminal responsibility is fixed at sixteen.  Juvenile delinquents over sixteen … More

Inauguration of the Portuguese Forum for Urban Safety

  The City of Loures organised the official meeting  of inauguration of the Portuguese Forum for Urban Safety on September 1st.   More information very soon on this website.

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