Basel and German police kept busy over New Year

Basel and German police kept busy over New Year

Jan. 3, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
Basel police had to call their German counterparts after a drunken New Year partier went missing in the cold night on...
Geneva police upgrades equipment

Geneva police upgrades equipment

Dec. 22, 2016, 5:49 a.m.
Canton Geneva has agreed to spend almost CHF 6m upgrading police equipment – which may also include a drone.
Geneva police checking vehicles today

Geneva police checking vehicles today

Dec. 20, 2016, 8:40 a.m.
Geneva police are warning drivers there will be 5 checkpoints across the canton today.
Zurich police open murder investigation

Zurich police open murder investigation

Dec. 19, 2016, 9:29 a.m.
Zurich police have opened a murder investigation after a body was found in playground yesterday morning.
Valuable violin stolen from Swiss train

Valuable violin stolen from Swiss train

Dec. 12, 2016, 10:29 a.m.
Thieves have stolen a violin worth CHF 1.5m from a violinist on a train from Geneva airport.
68 year old teacher shot dead in Valais

68 year old teacher shot dead in Valais

Dec. 8, 2016, 10:14 a.m.
A 68 year old retired teacher has been shot dead in canton Valais. The woman was killed in her apartment near Sion &n...
Swiss police forces spend on more weapons

Swiss police forces spend on more weapons

Nov. 30, 2016, 8:07 a.m.
Several cantonal police forces in the country have been buying more assault rifles and other automatic weapons, ...
A police investigation is underway regarding a failed burglary in the canton of Glarus.

A police investigation is underway regarding a failed burglary in the canton of Glarus.

Nov. 28, 2016, 9 a.m.
Police in canton Glarus are investigating a failed burglary. Thieves broke into a house around 7pm yesterday and trie...
70 year old dies after car crash

70 year old dies after car crash

Nov. 23, 2016, 10:09 a.m.
A 70-year-old man has died after his car swerved and hit a wall bordering the road in Orbe in canton Vaud.  
Young man stabbed at party in Sierre

Young man stabbed at party in Sierre

Nov. 22, 2016, 4:43 p.m.
A young man has been seriously injured after being stabbed at a celebration in Sierre (VS) early on Tuesday morning.
Driver's car seized in Fribourg

Driver's car seized in Fribourg

Nov. 14, 2016, 3:26 p.m.
A 34 year old driver has had his car seized by police after he was caught driving without a licence – for the third...
Geneva police working to rule

Geneva police working to rule

Oct. 28, 2016, 9:13 a.m.
Police in Geneva are working to rule in protest at a new directive that has led to them having to work more unsocial ...
Man shot dead at Solothurn train station

Man shot dead at Solothurn train station

Oct. 27, 2016, 9:03 a.m.
Police in canton Solothurn have launched a manhunt after a man was shot dead at the main train station in the city on...
Gun-trafficking police

Gun-trafficking police

Oct. 25, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
An investigation is underway after two St Gallen police officers were found to have stolen and sold service weapons. ...
Geneva police target bikers

Geneva police target bikers

Oct. 25, 2016, 3:40 a.m.
Police in Geneva have bikers in their sights today as they launch a crackdown on offences committed on motorbikes and...
Geneva police can grow beards

Geneva police can grow beards

Oct. 10, 2016, 8:50 a.m.
A centuries-old ban on Geneva police sporting beards is to be lifted, bringing the force in line with the rest of the...
New police station for Coppet in Vaud

New police station for Coppet in Vaud

Oct. 4, 2016, 8:23 a.m.
A part-time police station has opened in Coppet in the canton of Vaud to increase police presence in the area. Locals...
Separate accidents cause morning traffic havoc in Geneva

Separate accidents cause morning traffic havoc in Geneva

Sept. 29, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
Two unrelated accidents threw Geneva traffic into chaos this morning. Jams were reported on many roads in and around...
Ticino speed camera accused of being cash machine

Ticino speed camera accused of being cash machine

Sept. 29, 2016, 8:03 a.m.
A speed camera on an autoroute in canton Ticino has ‘earned' around CHF8 million for the canton's coffers in si...
Geneva police to check crossroads

Geneva police to check crossroads

Sept. 28, 2016, 9:14 a.m.
From today, and for the next two weeks, traffic police will be monitoring Geneva's crossroads. They hope to promote ...
Geneva police arrest weed growers

Geneva police arrest weed growers

Sept. 21, 2016, 10:58 a.m.
Geneva police have arrested several people after discovering marijuana growing in pots on a balcony in Plainpalais. ...
Schaffhausen police rescue 2 year old in car

Schaffhausen police rescue 2 year old in car

Sept. 21, 2016, 10:21 a.m.
Passers-by discovered a screaming two-year-old boy alone in a parked car shortly after midnight on Sunday in a town i...
Man arrested after firefight in Vaud

Man arrested after firefight in Vaud

Sept. 19, 2016, 9:37 a.m.
A man has been arrested after opening fire on police officers in a residential area in Vaud on Friday night. Officer...
Geneva police to man major junctions

Geneva police to man major junctions

Sept. 14, 2016, 6:41 a.m.
From today police will make regular checks at road intersections in Geneva to improve traffic flow. The procedure, b...
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