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14 The Portugal News • 19 May 2018                                 News



      CSI Portugal: PJ police lab honoured with award



                                                                                              As part of the annual Biometric Identification
                                                                                              Conference, held last week in Los Angeles (US) and
                                                                                              attended by more than three hundred participants
                                                                                              from five continents, Portugal’s LPC / PJ police force
                                                                                 Portugal’s
                                                                                 Portugal’s
                                                                                 Portugal’s
                                                                                 Portugal’s
                                                                                 Portugal’s
                                                                                 LPC/PJ police  and laboratory was awarded the Bill White Prize for
                                                                                 LPC/PJ police
                                                                                 LPC/PJ police
                                                                                 LPC/PJ police
                                                                                 LPC/PJ police
                                                                                 force and
                                                                                 force and
                                                                                 force and
                                                                                 force and
                                                                                 force and
                                                                                 laboratory
                                                                                 laboratory
                                                                                 laboratory   the best work of the year 2017 in the field of
                                                                                 laboratory
                                                                                 laboratory
                                                                                 has been
                                                                                 has been
                                                                                 has been
                                                                                 has been
                                                                                 has been
                                                                                 awarded the
                                                                                 awarded the  fingerprint identification.
                                                                                 awarded the
                                                                                 awarded the
                                                                                 awarded the
                                                                                 Bill White
                                                                                 Bill White
                                                                                 Bill White
                                                                                 Bill White
                                                                                 Bill White
                                                                                 Prize for the       he case that was the  abusers through fingerprints, was
                                                                                 Prize for the
                                                                                 Prize for the
                                                                                 Prize for the
                                                                                 Prize for the
                                                                                 best work of
                                                                                 best work of        basis of the distinction  considered innovative and of great
                                                                                 best work of
                                                                                 best work of
                                                                                 best work of
                                                                                 the year 2017
                                                                                 the year 2017
                                                                                 the year 2017       came as part of an    technical-scientific quality,
                                                                                 the year 2017
                                                                                 the year 2017
                                                                                 in the field of
                                                                                 in the field of
                                                                                 in the field of  Tinvestigation into online  opening new fields to the use of
                                                                                 in the field of
                                                                                 in the field of
                                                                                 fingerprint
                                                                                 fingerprint
                                                                                 fingerprint  child pornography, conducted by  lofoscopy (the branch within
                                                                                 fingerprint
                                                                                 fingerprint
                                                                                 identification
                                                                                 identification
                                                                                 identification  the PJ’s National Unit to Combat  criminalistics in charge of
                                                                                 identification
                                                                                 identification
                                                                                 at an event in
                                                                                 at an event in
                                                                                 at an event in
                                                                                 at an event in
                                                                                 at an event in
                                                                                 Los Angeles.
                                                                                 Los Angeles.
                                                                                 Los Angeles.  Cybercrime and Technology   analysing and processing every
                                                                                 Los Angeles.
                                                                                 Los Angeles.
                                                                                 (Photo: The  Crime (UNC3T).               papillary evidence derived from a
                                                                                 (Photo: The
                                                                                 (Photo: The
                                                                                 (Photo: The
                                                                                 (Photo: The
                                                                                 Portugal     The intervention of the LPC, which  criminal offence) and in the use of
                                                                                 Portugal
                                                                                 Portugal
                                                                                 Portugal
                                                                                 Portugal
                                                                                 News)
                                                                                 News)
                                                                                 News)        led to the identification of two sexual  biometric databases.
                                                                                 News)
                                                                                 News)
      Coimbra pondering CCTV in upper town to combat plague of graffiti
      The mayor of Coimbra, home of Portugal’s oldest university, has called for more action against graffiti on the city’s major buildings and monuments,ldings and monuments,
      The mayor of Coimbra, home of Portugal’s oldest university, has called for more action against graffiti on the city’s major buildings and monuments,ldings and monuments,
      The mayor of Coimbra, home of Portugal’s oldest university, has called for more action against graffiti on the city’s major bui
      The mayor of Coimbra, home of Portugal’s oldest university, has called for more action against graffiti on the city’s major bui
      The mayor of Coimbra, home of Portugal’s oldest university, has called for more action against graffiti on the city’s major buildings and monuments,
      saying that the introduction of video cameras to the upper town is not ruled out.
      saying that the introduction of video cameras to the upper town is not ruled out.
      saying that the introduction of video cameras to the upper town is not ruled out.
      saying that the introduction of video cameras to the upper town is not ruled out.
      saying that the introduction of video cameras to the upper town is not ruled out.
        The task of removing   national monuments in   taste,” the mayor, Manuel  walls, at least one could  crime.”              Machado cited the São
      graffiti is estimated to cost  the city.         Machado, told Lusa News  note a certain aesthetic  Machado said that a   Salvador church as one of
      the local council some    “This is a serious matter  Agency.              sense. What we see today  video surveillance system  example of a monument
      €500,000 a year, and in  and, although it is not new,  “Even when the [Maoist]  is a mess.        was “one of the tools” that  whose façade has become
      recent days ‘tags’ have  it had not happened with  MRPP entertained itself  “It’s unacceptable, it  could be used to combat  covered in graffiti phrases
      appeared on several      this intensity and lack of  scribbling slogans on  should be punished, it is a  the problem.     and tags.                    TPN/Lusa
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