Location and history
The NATO Centre of Excellence Stabily Policing is based in Vicenza, Italy in the Lt Gen. Chinotto compound, at the same barracks where highly specialized Center of Excellence for Stability Police Units (CoESPU) and European Gendarmerie Force (EGF) are located.
His physical location allows it to get benefits from the existing organizations, concerning security, identification of people entering the barracks, standards of conduct and usage of the existing services and facilities, assuring sure and comfortable.
The compound is located in a short-walking-distance from the centre of the town and just a few meters out of the building you can find taxi and bus stops.
The barracks has been named after Lt.Gen. Antonio Chinotto, a hero of WWI:
Lt.Gen. Antonio Chinotto was awarded the Silver Medal for Military Valour for his actions during operations on the eastern front during WWI (1915/16);
He was promoted Lt. Gen. as a result of his wartime valour;
He was awarded the GMMV (Gold edal for Military Valour) on 1 January 1917.
Services and facilities
The Barracks which will host the NATO SP COE owns the required tools to perform adequate training.