"the Government wants to increase the penalties for attacks on blåljuspersonal."
"Serious criminal offences should be able to give all the way up to life in prison."
"who has the task of helping others and saving lives should be able to do their work without being disturbed," says Morgan Johansson, minister of justice (S)."
"Prime minister Stefan Löfven, minister Mikael Damberg (S), justice and migration minister Morgan Johansson (S) and the named Anders Thornberg visited on Friday the police academy at Södertörn university college."
"They met poliselever and kept in addition a joint press conference with the emphasis on the bets for greater security."
"Stefan Löfven stated that, it is important that the entire community mobilizing against crime and its causes. The police should obtain the assistance of both the state, the municipalities and civil society as churches and sports clubs, was the message."
"But he also felt that it is of the utmost importance to ensure that they are working with to help and protect themselves can be safe, as police officers, firefighters and paramedics."
"the Government therefore wants to increase the penalties and introduce a new brottskategori, blåljussabotage, for the crime of interfering with these activities. The one that stands in the way, throw stones or otherwise destroy the work should normally be able to get a prison sentence of up to four years. "
"For crimes that are deemed to be of the rough nature of the penalties to be able to go all the way up to the age of 18 years or a lifetime, but at least two years in prison."
"Morgan Johansson pointed out that it is important to highlight the crimes against blåljuspersonal."
"Society must see strictly on such kind of crime," he says."
"– An emergency response that is delayed can have disastrous consequences."
"The tightening of penalties for the crime of ”blåljussabotage” it is proposed to take effect from the first of January 2020."
"Mikael Damberg reminded, in turn, if the target that the police employees will increase by 10 000 people to 2024. A plan for how it's supposed to have been presented by the police."
"– It is a growth strategy that is unprecedented, " says Damberg."
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