Europol’s annual photo competition has been encouraging law enforcement colleagues across the EU and beyond to share their photographic highlights with us since its launch in 2009.
Entries come from a wide variety of law enforcement agencies, such as police, customs, border guards and security services, and each year a growing number of talented photographers submit striking and artistic images from their work places.
A selection of these images can be seen in Europol publications, most notably Making Europe safer, and on display at Europol headquarters in The Hague.
The competition is open to professional and amateur photographers working for law enforcement agencies and law enforcement magazines in EU countries and those with Europol Agreements.
This has brought remarkable entries from as far afield as Australia and Colombia, in addition to more familiar European law enforcement scenes.
Participating in our next photo competition
Europol’s annual photo competition runs in the summer each year. If you are interested in the next competition, and would like to be notified of its launch, please register.
Europol 2017 international law enforcement photo competition opens for entries.
We’re inviting talented photographers to capture the essence of the challenging and rewarding work of law enforcement across the EU and beyond, for Europol’s 2017 international photo competition!
For full information in EU languages and to enter online, visit our 2017 law enforcement photo competition web page.