Cross Border Pilfering Slow Progress in Battle against Polish Car Thieves

The Polish ambassador to Germany suggested this week that German officials weren't doing enough to fight rampant cross-border vehicle theft. It is a claim that some experts in Germany agree with. But officials on the front line urge patience, saying they are making progress.
German police patrol the German-Polish border in late 2007, just before it opened.

German police patrol the German-Polish border in late 2007, just before it opened.

Foto: Z1022 Patrick Pleul/ dpa