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Police Warns about Increase of Attacks against Officers

Ljubljana, 11 August - Slovenian police warned on Tuesday about growing number of attacks on police officers, underlining its recent warnings that the safety of officers is at risk due to outdated equipment, including bullet-proof vests. This comes after wounding of two police officers in a shooting during a domestic dispute intervention last week.

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Head of the Ljubljana Police Administration Stanislav Vrecar (left) and Police Commissioner Janko Gorsek (centre) talking to the press about outdated equipment of the Slovenian police force.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Outdated police vest.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Outdated police vest.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Outdated police vest.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Outdated police vest.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Head of the Ljubljana Police Administration Stanislav Vrecar (left) and Police Commissioner Janko Gorsek (right) talking to the press about outdated equipment of the Slovenian police force.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Police Commissioner Janko Gorsek talking to the press about outdated equipment of the Slovenian police force.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Police Commissioner Janko Gorsek talking to the press about outdated equipment of the Slovenian police force.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Police Commissioner Janko Gorsek talking to the press about outdated equipment of the Slovenian police force.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Police Commissioner Janko Gorsek talking to the press about outdated equipment of the Slovenian police force.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Police Commissioner Janko Gorsek talking to the press about outdated equipment of the Slovenian police force.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Head of the Ljubljana Police Administration Stanislav Vrecar talking to the press about outdated equipment of the Slovenian police force.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Robert Ferenc of the uniformed police administration talking to the press about outdated equipment of the Slovenian police force.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Head of the Ljubljana Police Administration Stanislav Vrecar talking to the press about outdated equipment of the Slovenian police force.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Head of the Ljubljana Police Administration Stanislav Vrecar talking to the press about outdated equipment of the Slovenian police force.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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