• 1 Introduction
  • 1.1 The aims of the assignment
  • 1.2 Work progress and activities undertaken
  • 1.3 Structure of this report
  • 2 The evaluation of CEPOL
  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 Assessment of the organisation and governance of CEPOL
  • 2.3 Assessment of the relevance of CEPOL
  • 2.4 Assessment of delivery of CEPOL
  • 2.5 Contribution to law enforcement policy and culture
  • 2.6 Complementarity and synergy with other JHA Agencies/networks
  • 3 Problem assessment
  • 3.1 Political concerns about the structure of CEPOL
  • 3.2 The need to adapt CEPOL in view of the EU’s upcoming training policy
  • 3.3 Address shortcomings identified in the evaluation
  • 3.4 The need to take into account new developments
  • 3.5 The baseline scenario
  • 3.6 EU right to act
  • 3.7 Considerations on subsidiarity and proportionality
  • 4 Definition of policy objectives and additional assessment criteria
  • 5 Elaboration of the Policy options
  • 5.1 Introduction
  • 5.2 General remarks on the policy options
  • 5.3 Detailed overview of the policy options
  • 6 Assessment of the policy options
  • 6.1 Methodology
  • 6.2 Scenario 1 - Disbanding CEPOL or reverting CEPOL into an intergovernmental network
  • 6.3 Scenario 2 - Merging CEPOL with Europol
  • 6.4 Scenario 3 - Optimising CEPOL without changing its legal basis
  • 6.5 Scenario 4 - Strengthening the EU learning policy by maximising the legal basis of CEPOL
  • 7 Comparison of the options and considerations on possible preferred options
  • 7.1 Comparative analysis of the policy options
  • 7.2 Considerations on the ‘package’ of policy options which could be included in the preferred policy option
  • 7.3 Assessment of the preferred policy option<br<