Joint investigations

Joint Investigations, as the core business of our organization, aim to tackle trans-border organized crime in SELEC region. They are conducted under the coordination of SELEC Operational Directorate, based on the proposals coming from the Member States’ Liaison Officers or Operational Partners’ representatives.

SELEC Operational Meetings are those meetings attended by law enforcement officers and prosecutors upon the request from at least two Member States, aiming to tackle criminal organizations or individuals acting in the field of trans-border crime. The objective of an Operational Meeting is to exchange additional intelligence, share their own analytical products and to plan future operational and judicial activities on the respective territories of the involved Member States.

Swift coordination for the seizure of a transport of synthetic drugs
    January 11, 2019
At the end of December 2018, following a joint investigation between  Bulgarian and Turkish authorities, at the Bulgarian/ Serbian border a quantity of 64 kg synthetic drugs pills were seized. The ...
Joint investigation on heroin trafficking conducted in the framework of SELEC
Joint investigation on heroin trafficking conducted in the framework of SELEC
    August 14, 2018
On August 10th 2018 the Bulgarian and Turkish authorities successfully finalized joint investigation codenamedDiscussion related to trafficking of heroin. Following four months exchange of information through SELEC, the Turkish Police Istanbul Narcotic Department ...
A total of 8.4 tons of marijuana seized following a joint investigation supported by SELEC
A total of 8.4 tons of marijuana seized following a joint investigation supported by SELEC
    May 15, 2018
As an appreciation for the outstanding results and effective international cooperation, SELEC awarded the most noteworthy joint investigations carried out with SELEC’s support by the law enforcement authorities of our ...
1,100 kg cannabis additionally seized during joint investigation Sunshine
1,100 kg cannabis additionally seized during joint investigation Sunshine
    April 3, 2018
Following the exchange of information between Albanian and Turkish Police authorities via SELEC channel, on 19 of March 2018 additional results were registered in the framework of operation Sunshine, as the ...
International criminal network dealing with migrants ‘smuggling dismantled
International criminal network dealing with migrants ‘smuggling dismantled
    March 22, 2018
After 12 months of intensive exchange of information through SELEC channel among law enforcement authorities of Republic of Albania, Republic of Bulgaria and The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, on ...