European Commission welcomes political agreement on Prüm II

20/11/2023 | European Commission

The European Commission has welcomed the political agreement reached by the European Parliament and the Council on the Regulation of automated data exchange for police cooperation (Prüm II). The agreement revises the existing Prüm framework by adding facial images and police records to the data exchange. The new rules will also simplify the automated exchanges of biometric data and the European Police Records Index System (EPRIS) to allow for the automated exchange of police records. Exchanges under the Prüm framework are aligned to the data protection framework with strong safeguards. 

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