The Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republika Srpska has throughout the years recorded good results in preventing theft and finding stolen cars. Just last year 99 stolen cars were returned to their owners, out of a total of 141 recorded thefts, said the relevant Minister, Radislav Jovicic.
During the meeting of the Working Group on Stolen Vehicles, organized by the Centre for Law Enforcement Southeast Europe SELEK, Jovicic said that last year the police force found an additional 40 vehicles stolen in the Federation of B&H, while 10 cars with Interpol warrants were found in cooperation with Interpol and Europol.
He stressed the commitment of the Srpska Ministry in the fight against organized and cross-border crime, as well as its desire to take advantage of all the opportunities offered by SELEK to enforcement agencies in the region.
In the future there will be numerous joint police actions, with the participation of police forces in the region, that will result in solving other crimes, said Jovicic.
Members of SELEK are: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Greece, Croatia, Macedonia, Hungary, Moldova, Romania, Serbia and Turkey, and consists of eight working groups. The Working Group for Stolen Vehicles was formed in 2002 and has since then organized several regional action.