Posts tagged as Border Guard Board

Mobile speed cameras clock over 300 offenders since introduction early July

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Mobile police speed cameras introduced at the beginning of July have caught well over 300 speeding drivers. The locations of the cameras, eight in total, have, perhaps unsurprisingly, not been reported by the Police and Border Guard Board (PPA), however, though the first camera in operation was located on Pärnu Highway, on the outskirts of the town of the same name. “The PPA won’t be publishing the locations of current…

Estonia, Finland, Russia jointly rehearsing maritime rescue

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Personnel of the Estonian, Finnish and Russian border guards are rehearsing rescue at sea as part of an exercise held in the Gulf of Finland. With the international sea exercise Dunlin, participants are to practice rescue operations and first aid following a collision between two ships, the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board said. Participants in the exercise from Estonia include the Rescue and Coordination Center, a pollution control ship General Kurvits and a…

Ministry and police officials: Border tech cheaper than staff, in long run

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

There has been consensus on constructing the border infrastructure in principle, between politicians and officials, which only saw some wavering once the costs of the project became clearer, according to Raivo Küüt, undersecretary at the Ministry of the Interior. “To achieve this [constructing the eastern border as planned], there are alternatives, but are they cheaper or sustainable in the long term, ” Kütt said, ERR’s online news in Estonian reports.…