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Frequently Asked Questions

What is EuroCOP?
The European Confederation of Police (EuroCOP) is the umbrella organisation of 35 police union and staff organizations across Europe. We are an independent, non-profit, and secular organisation and have no affiliation with any Government or political party.

Where is EuroCOP based?
Our headquarters are in Luxembourg.

When was EuroCOP formed?
In November 2002.

What does EuroCOP do?
We represent the interests of more than 500,000 police officers across 25 countries in Europe. We tackle issues ranging from cross border police cooperation to promoting police officer welfare and wellbeing. We also strive to protect the rights, safety, values, and position in society of European police officers.

How does EuroCOP do that?
We lobby and contribute to European policing and crime policy debates and provide value by giving practitioners and decision makers perspective from a policing and police officers’ point of view.

How is EuroCOP financed?
We are financed through member contributions. EuroCOP membership is open to any organisation representing police officers in member countries of the European Union or the Council of Europe.

How is EuroCOP governed?
Elected by Congress, EuroCOP’s Executive Committee runs the day to day business of the organisation. Seven members meet monthly and represent EuroCOP to the outside world. They are also tasked with preparing EuroCOP Committee meetings and Congresses. The Executive Committee is composed of the President, a first and a second Vice-President, a Treasurer and three further members

As a member, where can I find expense claim forms? 
You can find claim forms for travel here.

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