Polisförbundets chairman Lena Nitz warns that Norway has a surplus of police officers, and that the 264 trained Norwegian police officers from the past four the hills have not received polisjobb.
She suggests that, after additional training, could be part of the Swedish police.
" We must turn every stone in order to increase the number of police officers in Sweden. In contacts with our Norwegian colleagues, they have shown interest for it here. But of course, it must be investigated properly, " says Lena Nitz in a press release and says that the Norwegian police have a three-year bachelor's degree and ”highly qualified police officers”.
The Swedish police academy includes five semester of full-time study, including a six-month aspiranttjänstgöring.
have 10,000 more employees to 2024. Just over 7,000 of these will be police officers, the rest are civilian personnel. However, up to 22,000 people needs to get into the recruitment process in order to compensate for staff who retire or quit for other reasons.
− To be the politicians ' goal of 10,000 more police services, the majority of which shall be the police force, become reality in 2024, you have to take all the measures you can. But it must be done without compromising on the requirements that must be imposed on a police officer, " says Lena Nitz.
at the same time, the number of police officers resigned annually increased. The number of police officers per 100.000 inhabitants has decreased. In december 2017, the low figure of 195, compared with 208 in the same period of 2012, according to TT.
the police department writes in a comment to the TT you have to have a close operational cooperation with the Norwegian colleagues and the police work for that in order to develop cooperation.
”In recent years, several agreements were reached that will continue to develop this cooperation. The police think it is good that it brought new ideas about how the Swedish police can increase their operational ability. There are currently no plans to open up to hiring police officers who have been trained in other countries. In order to be appointed as a police officer is required under the current law the employee has Swedish citizenship.”