In this interview, Robert Crepinko begins by discussing the process that developed Slovenia’s anti-corruption agencies within the context of a pre-existing national police force. He explains the movement of a case between the multiple law enforcement agencies, which often resulted in cooperation between the police and the Commission for the Prevention of Corruption (KPK). He goes on to discuss the differences in the public’s opinion of the criminal police and the KPK, as well as the political and social pressures that confronts anti-corruption efforts in the country.
At the time of this interview, Robert Crepinko was the deputy director of Slovenia’s National Criminal Police Directorate (NPU). Previously, he had been deputy director at the NPU’s Economic Crimes Directorate.