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23 July 2015

Incoming Finnish Police Commissioner visit to INTERPOL focuses on terrorism, cybercrime

LYON, France – Seppo Kolehmainen, the incoming National Police Commissioner of Finland, visited INTERPOL’s General Secretariat headquarters where he met with Secretary General Jürgen Stock to discuss a range of global crime issues.

Discussions between Mr Kolehmainen – who takes up his new position on 1 August – and senior INTERPOL officials focused on the most pressing security threats facing law enforcement today, including the foreign fighter phenomenon and illegal migration.

INTERPOL’s activities to tackle the growing risks posed by cybercrime were also highlighted during the visit, when Mr Kolehmainen was updated on the latest developments at the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) in Singapore.

Accompanied by Assistant Police Commissioner Anne Aaltonen and Deputy Assistant Police Commissioner Markku Ryymin, Mr Kolehmainen was also briefed on INTERPOL’s operational tools and services, and the delegation toured the 24-hour Command and Coordination Centre.