From January 28th, 2019, the IGP’s offices can be found at the 2nd floor of following address: 67, rue Verte L-2667 Luxembourg
On 30 November 2018, Madame Monique Stirn, General Inspector of the police, and M. Vincent Fally, Deputy General Inspector, welcomed a delegation from the Belgian Standing Police Monitoring Committee of control of police services, Comité P.
More than 100 delegates representing 30 member countries attended the 18th EPAC/EACN Annual Professional Conference and General Assembly from 22nd to 24th October 2018 in Rust, Austria, which was hosted by the Austrian Federal Bureau of Anti-Corruption (BAK).
Today the law about the General Police Inspectorate from 18 July 2018 comes into force. The reform constitutes a fundamental step forward in the sense that the IGP will be more independent from the Police and that the impact of its control mechanism on the functioning of the Police will be amplified.
Luxembourg is one of the founding members of the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) of the Council of Europe, founded in 1999. It has hence been evaluated in the First (June 2001), Second (May 2004), Third (June 2008) and
In the context of its television serie De Magazin, RTL Luxembourg diffused a television report regarding the General Police Inspectorate.
In its public session of 3 July 2018, the House of Representatives has voted the draft bill 7044 on the IGP. The reporter M. Alex Bodry first outlined the various aspects of the draft bill before the speakers of the different political groups took the floor to express their opinions. These debates were immediately followed by the vote.
Even though the General Police Inspectorate (IGP) does not have the competency to examine complaints about the rightfulness of Police fines in relation with contraventions to the traffic regulations (“Code de la Route”), the IGP often happens to be the recipient of such complaints.
Due to several complaints regarding speed controls carried out through a handheld radar speed gun, the IGP decided to analyse the methods used by the Police in this domain.
The draft bills n° 7044 concerning the General Police Inspectorate and n° 7040 regarding the disciplinary statute of Police members of the grand-ducal Police are definitely essential texts in the area of institutionalized control mechanisms of the Police. These texts intend to magnify the scope of the law of 31 May 1999 about the Police and the General Police Inspectorate.
On August 22, 2016 the draft bills n° 7044 on the General Police Inspectorate (IGP) reform, n° 7045 on the Police reform and n° 7040 on the disciplinary status of the Police members were introduced to Parliament.