The building in the centre of Augustów in north-east Poland was used by the NKVD and the Communist secret police to hold and interrogate victims of the 1945 Augustów Roundups, known as the little Katyń.
Spray-painted anti-Semitic texts were discovered on nine barrack buildings at the former German Auschwitz II-Birkenau camp, the Auschwitz Museum announced on Tuesday.
Police in the western city of Zielona Gora on Saturday entered the flat of a journalist with leading Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza and seized his employer's computer over an alleged threat to a politician.
Set up by a group of serving and former policemen from Greater Poland, the shelter looks after dogs and horses which have been retired from duty in various police and military units and are unable to be homed with their service handlers after leaving active service.
Finding the woman lying on the ground with the baby’s head already visible, Sgt. Ireneusz Iwańczyk whipped out a pair of latex gloves and proceeded to deliver the baby on the spot, as the woman’s dumbstruck husband watched on.
VIDEO: ‘Operation Hyacinth’ is named after the police operation of the same name which was conducted by the Communist Citizen’s Militia (MO) between 1985-87 and led to information being collected on around 11,000 gay men and a record of their sexuality being kept on police record.
An elderly man died after shooting himself during a conference on Saturday in the so-called 'white town' of tents set up by protesting healthcare workers near the prime minister's office in Warsaw, police have told PAP.
Police officers in Gdansk can now drive around in a BMW once owned by drug dealers thanks to the provisions of a new Covid law, national prosecutors said.
Polish police officers will travel to Lithuania to help secure the border against migrants crossing into the country from Belarus.
Gushing in their praise, previous users have complimented its homely, cosy atmosphere, its convenient location and, even, its coffee machine. According to one satisfied guest, “you will have no problem falling asleep”. Now, however, a good night’s rest appears a little less likely after it was revealed that the apartment in question was once used as the killing ground for one of Poland’s most depraved serial killers.