Human Rights School visiting Police Directorate

Participants of the XVIII generation of Human Rights School, organized by the Centre for Civic Education (CCE), with the support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, visited the Police Directorate within the practical part of their curricula, through which they got the opportunity to get acquainted with the functioning, authority and activities of the Police Directorate, Security Centre Podgorica, as well as the Detention Unit.

Programme of the XVIII generation covers broad theoretical and practical knowledge about the concept of human rights, and visit to the institutions dealing with the promotion and protection of human rights. One of those institutions, which is recognized as an important factor in the protection and promotion of citizens’ rights is also Police Directorate, which enabled visit of participants of Human Rights School and familiarized them with its competence, organization and activities.

Participants of the XVIII generation of Human Rights School were received by Branislav Živković, Chief of the Security Centre Podgorica, Petar Šćepanović, Head of Station of Criminal Police for combating property crime, Đorđe Maraš, Duty Officer in Operation Communication Centre and Svetozar Tošković, Head of Criminal Technique Unit of SC Podgorica. In addition, Tamara Popović, spokeswoman of the Police Department and her colleague Slavica Pejatović were available to students willing to answer any uncertainty and many questions of interested young people.

The XVIII generation of Human Rights School attends 20 high school students from Podgorica, Danilovgrad, Niksić, Cetinje and Bar .

Svetlana Pešić, Programme assistant