LUXEMBOURG – A CORRECT TRAIN STATION IN ESCH?

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keywords: cfl, esch-sur-alzette, train station, security, luxembourg. Many customers-users complain about the state of the Esch-sur-Alzette CFL station. And compared to the state-of-the-art Belval railway station, Esch’s station is very pale. Petition 779 requesting a correct station was opened for signature and surprisingly collected only 116 electronic signatures. The text of the petition explains that: The station in Esch must be renovated, secured, clean and welcoming. Dynamic billboards, as in all respected stations, must be installed so that schedules and delays are visible. Grounds for public interest in the petition:…

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LUXEMBOURG – BOMB ALERT AT CITY CONCORDE

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keywords: bomb alert, police, luxembourg. On Thrusday 27 April a bomb alert triggered the evacuation of “City Concorde” shopping mall in Bertrange Luxembourg. It is the fourth bomb alert in the country in less than two months, three targeting shopping malls. 09:30 – The shopping mall “City Concorde” in Bertrange is being evacuated. 10:00 – Evacuation terminated – The Police are investigating. 11:20 – False alert. The shopping center is reopen to customers. Share this page with:

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URBAN PLANNING – The “Defensible Space Theory” to build a secure city

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keywords: security, video surveillance cameras, urban planning, defensible space, vigilance. Historically, the authorities have sought to secure the cities and especially the streets. A major step forward was made with the appearance and generalization of public lighting during the 19th century. Of course the creation of municipal police forces, by their proximity and their speed of intervention plays a major role. But is it smart to give security to video surveillance cameras or to a specific entity that can intervene only afterwards? As with public lighting, can the organization of…

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SECURITY – The 3 reflexes to have in case of imminent danger

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keywords: security, self defense, krav maga, run, hide, tell.   We remember the intervention of the 3 young Americans in the Brussels-Paris Thalys train on August 21, 2015 who immediately stopped an assailant (potential terrorist). For us they are heroes. For them they have done nothing exceptional, nothing else that for which they are prepared and therefore had the right reflexes. These good reflexes have certainly saved dozens of lives. Nobody wants to hear it but the drama can strike at any time, and except staying home (which is not…

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LUXEMBOURG – NEW ORGANISATION FOR RESCUE SERVICES

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keywords: firemen, rescue, samu, cgdis, luxembourg. The reorganization of the rescue and fire fighting forces of the Grand Duchy took a turn today. On Tuesday, 24 April 2017, the Deputies (MP) adopted a set of 110 amendments proposing the creation of a public structure organizing the rescue services in Luxembourg, the Grand-Ducal Fire and Rescue Corps (CGDIS), which will now organize work (with professionals and volunteers), in principle from 1 January 2018. The number of professional firefighters is estimated by Minister of the Interior Dan Kersch between 600 and 800,…

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LUXEMBOURG – BOMB ALERT AT BONNEVOIE FIXERSTUFF

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keywords: bomb alarm, bonnevoie, luxembourg, police. 16:40 The Grand Ducal Police goes down the rue de Bonnevoie to the “Fixerstuff” where a bomb alert after a phone call that occurred few minutes before and make people evacuate the place. Streets all around are blocked. 17:00 The Police are investigating. 17:04 The Samu arrives. 17:10 Trains going North are circulating. Cars are allowed to ride again. Trains to south (France) are not blocked either. 17:20 A suspect arrested, identified with his phone number. He will be presented to judge tomorrow morning. 17h30 It was…

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LUXEMBOURG – HIGH SECURITY FOR THE FRENCH VOTERS

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keywords: french election, security, security agents, terrorism, luxembourg. This Sunday, April 23, 2017 is the day of the first round of the French presidential election. And the French living in Luxembourg are also called to the polls to elect the next President of the Republic who will lead the country for the next 5 years. After the recent events on the Champs-Elysées in Paris clear instructions were given by the Ministry of the Interior to strengthen the security of the polling stations in France. There is no exception for the…

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ETTELBRUCK – PUBLIC SECURITY DAY – A SUCCESS

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keywords: security, police, customs, firemen, army, ettelbruck, luxembourg. Today, the Security Profession Day in Ettelbrück is a great success. Even if the weather is not that good, it is in number that the onlookers are gathered in front of the materials and men. Since 10:00 this morning the pedestrian center of Ettelbrück is taken by the Public Security forces which expose material and men. In number are the representatives of the Luxembourg Army with heavy material and young soldiers who are available for questions. A camouflage workshop brings out the youngest faces…

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LUXEMBOURG – PUBLIC SECURITY RECRUITMENT DAY

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keywords: army, customs, police, firefighters, recruitment, ettelbrück, luxembourg. Ettelbrück city organizes a special day named “Your security – Our job”, a presentation day of the Public Security professions this Saturday, April 22, 2017. In the heart of the pedestrian center, men and equipment will be presented from 10:00 to 18:00. Whether you are planning a career in the Police, Army, Customs, Firefighters, or to make the little ones dream, this day is not to be missed. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – POLICE CALL TO WITNESSES

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keywords: call to witnesses, burglary, police, #jesoutienslapolice, luxembourg. The two men on this picture are wanted by the Grand Ducal Police following a burglary occurred in the night from 05/08/2016 to 06/08/2016 in the city of Luxembourg. These two men could have stolen a handbag with credit card. On 07/08/2016, several purchases were made by the two men with the stolen credit card. If you have any information on the identity of these two men and/or where they can be found, please contact the Esch-sur-Alzette Police station at 4997-5500. Share this page with:

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FRANCE – ISIS CLAIMS THE ATTACK ON CHAMPS ELYSEES

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keywords: attack, paris, france, police, #jesoutienslapolice. Shots fired this Thursday night on the Champs-Elysées in Paris targeting police officers, a policeman killed and another wounded. No pedestrian/tourist attacked. 21:40 The assailant was shot dead. 21:50 Interior Minister states that one policeman was killed, another one injured. 21:50 Another assailant at large. Higher part of Champs-Elysées avenue blocked by law enforcement. Helicopter over. 22:00 Interior Minister Spokeman : at 21:00 a car stopped close to a police bus, a man got off the car and shot at the bus, killing one,…

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COMMUTERS – TRAFFIC BETWEEN METZ AND NANCY INTERRUPTED

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keywords: sncf, ter lorraine, fire, metz, nancy, luxembourg. 18h00 TER Lorraine traffic between Metz and Nancy is interrupted following a fire that occurred in the commune of Novéant-sur-Moselle. Firemen are at work. According to unconfirmed information at this time, a freight train would have rolled the brake engaged which would have resulted in a fire over around 15 km. 18:15 40 minutes delays in both directions between Metz and Nancy are announced. 18:25 The SNCF confirms an embankment fire. 18:40 Some trains are canceled in both ways. 19:00 Some customers are stuck…

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BETTEMBOURG – GLOBUS BAUMARKT EVACUATED AFTER FALSE ALERT

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keywords: shopping center, evacuation, terrorism, police, #jesoutienslapolice, bettembourg. Almost one month after the evacuation of the Auchan shopping center and Utopolis cinema in Kirchberg, it is now of the DIY store Globus Baumarkt in Bettembourg that makes the headline. At around 11:30 am the shop management asked the customers present in this Easter holiday week to leave the shopping center. The evacuation took place in a calm atmosphere. The Grand Ducal Police then invested the place. At the origin of this evacuation request was a telephone call received by the store reporting a…

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LUXEMBOURG – POLICE CALL TO WITNESSES

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keywords: call to witnesses, aggression, police, #jesoutienslapolice, luxembourg. The man in the picture is wanted by the Grand Ducale Police. He has assaulted the driver of bus 111 Luxembourg-Echternach on 20 January 2017 around 22:30. If you have any information about his identity and/or the place where it can be found, please contact the Echternach Police Station at 2447-2200. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG AND GREATER REGION – SPEED CHECKS ALL THE DAY

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keywords: speed, accident, road safety, prevention, police, luxembourg. This Wednesday, April 19, Luxembourg joins the European movement against speeding on roads. Controls will be carried out throughout the day from 06:00 this morning until 06:00 tomorrow Thursday morning. In addition to the fixed radars and the usual mobile checks, the Grand Ducal Police will post additional mobile radars at strategic locations in terms of accident risk. As it is a European day, the same controls will be carried out in France, Belgium and Germany. You are warned. Share this page…

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LUXEMBOURG – THE SREL DIDN’T TAP THE STATE PROSECUTOR

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keywords: srel, telephone tapping, accident, parliamentary question, xavier bettel. In the case of illegal telephone tapping by the SREL (State Intelligence Service of Luxembourg), the State Prosecutor was not concerned. This information was confirmed on Tuesday in writing by Prime Minister Bettel in reply to parliamentary question 2854 by the deputy Gast Giberyen (ADR). The Prime Minister also confirmed that all those who had been unintentionally tapped by the State Intelligence Service had been informed and the records had been destroyed. Share this page with:

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COMMUTERS – TRAINS TO LUXEMBOURG STOPPED

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07:15 am After an animal collision this morning between Bettembourg and Berchem, train trafic coming from France to Luxembourg is stopped. 07:30 am Lines 10, 30, 60 and 70 are impacted as well. 08:00 am Trafic still interrupted. 08:05 am Trafic starts but not yet back to normal. At the end more than 45 minutes trafic delays on this first work day after Easter week-end. Share this page with:

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COMMUTERS – FRANCE SNCF ON STRIKE FROM FRIDAY TO TUESDAY

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keywords: sncf, strike, commuters, luxembourg. The CFDT calls SNCF railway workers and controllers to a national strike from Friday, April 14 at 4 pm to Tuesday, April 18 at 8 am. The disturbances announced by the SNCF are minimal: the TGV traffic must be normal, that of the TER must be normal to 90%. Of course the reality may be different from SNCF estimates. And the disruptions can begin on Thursday evening (today) and continue part of the day Tuesday before a return to normal on the entire French network….

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DEFENSE – HOW MUCH COSTS THE BOMB DROPPED ON ISIS

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keywords: defense, security price, united states, daesh. In our series on the price of defense, today what is the price of the largest non-nuclear bomb in the US military. The US fired yesterday Thursday this bomb on the Islamic State/Daesh in Afghanistan to destroy a set of underground tunnels and caves in which terrorists hide. But immediately a controversy over the price of this weapon broke out, the wildest figures circulating on social networks. According to official sources (Pentagon) one of these bombs costs $16 million, and 20 bombs of this type…

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LUXEMBOURG – ACCIDENT BETWEEN BROUCH AND RECKANGE – CALL TO WITNESSES

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keywords: accident, call to witnesses, police, #jesoutienslapolice. Following the accident yesterday Wednesday 12 April between Brouch and Reckange around 12:50 in which 3 cars were involved, one fell in the ravine and caught fire making 2 light injured while another seriously injured had to be evacuated to the hospital. If you have information about the causes and responsibilities in this accident please contact the Mersch Police Station at 4997-9500. Share this page with:

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COMMUTERS – A 3-LANE A6 MOTORWAY SOON?

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keywords: motorway, road traffic, commuters, luxembourg. While the French commuters will see the A3 motorway passing from 2×2 lanes to 2×3 lanes with emergency stop band, Belgian  commuters would like the same treatment. It is in this context that MP Gilles Roth (CSV), in a parliamentary question, asks the Minister of Transports Bausch on the daily traffic from/to Belgium and the project to widen the A6 motorway from Luxembourg to Arlon. The Minister will reply to these questions in the near future. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – THE POLICE ARE HIRING BIG

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mots-clés: recruitment, police, #jesoutienslapolice, luxembourg. The Grand Ducale Police keep hiring. That are now 80 new vacancies opened to Luxembourg citizens aged under 30 at the training beginning on the 20 September 2017. Attention, you have only until the 13 May to apply. For more information and fill in the application form please click here. Share this page with:

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CYBER ATTACKS – LUXEMBOURG MP KARTHEISER SEEKS CLARIFICATION

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keywords: cyberattacks, ddos, fernand kartheiser, xavier bettel, luxembourg. MP Fernand Kartheiser (ADR) sent a parliamentary question on 7 April requesting details of DDOS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks that government servers and servers in some private companies in the Grand Duchy suffered recently. Among the private companies whose servers were attacked, the name of Paul Würth appeared in the press but the firm didn’t confirm. In a session to the Parliament few weeks ago, Prime Minister Bettel said that the heart of the State servers have not been reached, that the security…

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LUXEMBOURG – ENHANCED SECURITY AT THE AIRPORT

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keywords: schengen area, security check, airport, findel, luxembourg. Since Friday, the Luxembourg-Findel airport has applied the reinforcement of controls on entry into and exit from the Schengen area, not only for non-EU countries nationals, but also for nationals of the European Union members arriving from a non-EU country. This reinforcement of controls is applied by all Schengen area countries. Whereas until now only the nationals of a country outside the EU have undergone a systematic identity check, this procedure now also applies systematically to EU nationals. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – THE POLICE CALL TO WITNESSES

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keywords: call to witnesses, police, #jesoutienslapolice, luxembourg. Call to witnesses – Do you know that person? In the course of a preliminary investigation, the Prosecutor ordered the identification of the person present in the photograph. The man was on the evening of 18/09/2016 on board the train Rodange – Luxembourg. If you have evidence of the identity of this man or information about where the Police can find him, please contact the Police station of the Luxembourg train station at 2442-9500. Share this page with:

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SWEDEN – TRUCK RAMS INTO PEOPLE IN STOCKHOLM CROWDED STORE – THREE DEAD

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Luxembourg time. 13:00 Shopping area packed on this Friday afternoon, same place as a terror attack occurred 7 years ago. Shots had been fired at the same time (witnesses). A truck rams into a crowded store. Injured reported. Police, Fire department and bomb squad arrived. 15:30 Three dead reported. 15:50 The Security forces are talking about “deliberate attack” (they don’t use the word “terrorist” yet). 16:00 The truck had been hijacked earlier today 16:10 “An act of terrorism” states the Swedish Prime Minister, one suspect in custody. 16:30 Subway and central train…

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FRANCE – FESSENHEIM NUCLEAR POWER PLANT CLOSURE POSTPONED

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keywords: nuclear power plant, edf, france, president hollande. The Board of Directors of EDF voted today to postpone the closure of the Fessenheim nuclear power plant, the oldest in France. The closure of Fessenheim was one of the commitments of President Hollande during the 2012 election campaign and will therefore not take place during his term. The Nuclear Safety Authority, an independent authority responsible for controlling nuclear installations in France, has on several occasions confirmed the good condition of the power station, built in Alsace 1.5 km from the border with…

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LUXEMBOURG – DECREASE IN CRIME IN 2016

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keywords: crime, police, #jesoutienslapolice, luxembourg. The Grand Ducale Police presented this morning the figures relating to crime in 2016 to the Minister of Internal Security Etienne Schneider. These official figures show a significant decrease (-4.5%) in the number of offenses detected by the Police year over year (see above), a decrease of -22,5% in burglaries and a substantial increase of 8% in arrests in narcotics affairs. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – HE COMPLAINS ABOUT QUALITY OF DRUG TO THE POLICE

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keywords: drug, police, luxembourg. During the night from Tuesday to Wednesday an individual called the Luxembourg-Gare Police Station to complain about the quality of the drug he had just bought and wanted to be reimbursed. The police officers, surprised by the approach, replied that there was no guarantee of quality on this prohibited product. It should be noted that in the Grand Duchy, drug use is illegal, smoking cannabis in a public or private place is subject to fines. Share this page with:

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NORTH KOREA – TODAY’S MISSILE LAUNCH DIDN’T REACH INTENDED DISTANCE

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Photo AFP. keywords: north korea, missiles, united states, international affairs North Korea fired a ballistic missile today again, just few hours after President Trump talked again about the “North Korea problem” for its neighbors, South Korea first and all the western countries allies second, Japan, Philippines in the front. North Korea is looking for testing what could be nuclear missiles, able to target Japan or even the United States. Today’s launch could be interpreted as a provocation from North Korea after President Trump asked North Korea best ally China to…

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DEFENSE – LUXEMBOURG ARMY IS HIRING

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keywords: army, military, defense, jobs, luxembourg. The Luxembourg military recruits permanently. With a budget expected to rise from 0.4% of GDP to 0.6% of GDP by 2020, a 50% increase in 4 years time, and a questioning on the future of NATO, procurement equipment decisions (drones) have already been taken. And an increase in staff numbers is also planned. But attention, increasing numbers does not mean lower requirements. Even though it is composed of only a thousand men today, this military now plays an important role in supporting the abroad operations, and its role…

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FRANCE – SECURITY INCREASED IN PUBLIC TRANSPORTS AFTER RUSSIA

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keywords: security, attack, terrorism, train, bus, metro, france. After the Saint-Petersburg metro attacked today the French Minister of the Interior announced a security increase in public transports in Paris area from now forward. France is continuously targeted by terrorists. On 18 march 2017 an attack in Paris Orly Airport shocked all the country. Share this page with:

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RUSSIA – EXPLOSION IN SAINT PETERSBURG METRO – TEN KILLED

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keywords: explosion, metro, saint-petersburg, terrorism, russia. Luxembourg Time. 14:00 One explosion and smoke at Sennaya station, injured reported. 14:30 2 blasts reported – 10 killed. 14:35 President Putin statement : “We consider all causes, including terrorism”. 14:49 At least 8 metro stations are closed to public. 15:00 Only one blast occurred (not two). Evacuation of the public is underway. The blast could come from one train car. Bomb squad arrived. 15:20 Dozens injured added to fatalities. 15:30 An “Improvised Explosive Device” (IED) is considered by the anti-terror forces. 15:50 Only…

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SECURITY JOB OFFERS VACANCIES IN GREATER REGION

RECEIVE OUR SECURITY JOB OFFERS/VACANCIES Private Security job offers in the Greater Region (Thionville, Longwy, Metz, Nancy, Arlon, Trier) are continuously published on this website. In order to receive those Security job offers you can “like” our Facebook page:   Security-Luxembourg   Share this page with:

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