The new Swiss identity card

As with the new passport, the Swiss identity card has been updated with the latest security technology. For the first time, it forms a family of identity documents with a uniform design, together with the new passport. The themes of mountains and water are also omnipresent.

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Interoperability

Exchange of information

Crime is a reflection of society. It is digital, mobile, connected. Terrorists and criminals do not act locally. They do not stop at borders, whether cantonal or national. In order to strengthen security, a rapid and most comprehensive exchange of information between police forces is indispensable.

Anschlag in Wien

Terrorism

In recent years, Europe has been shaken repeatedly by terrorist attacks motivated by jihadism or right-wing extremism. According to the Federal Intelligence Service (FIS), the terrorist threat in Europe, including Switzerland, remains acute.

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