Projects - 24 Jun 2020

Personal data processing by law enforcement

Finding a route between investigation opportunities and regulatory fragmentation

The increasing complexity and transnational nature of criminal conducts raises difficult questions for police forces also in regard to the applicable jurisdiction and personal data protection. European and national privacy regulations should interplay with the criminal procedure laws of each Member State. This is often an obstacle course given the fragmentation of the regulatory framework, especially in cross-border investigations.

Working together with law enforcement, public authorities and data providers, Transcrime is carrying out a number of research projects to develop good data management practices for investigation purposes and investigative tools while respecting the fundamental rights of natural persons.

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