"Ungdomsbråk, the mess and the drug trade – so has the situation around the shopping mall Triangeln in Malmö since the end of the year."
"and Now, a project to make the site safer. "
"We want to improve our relationships with young people and increase safety for the citizens in the area," says kommunpolis Pierre Douhan."
"Since the beginning of the year have the police been alerted to it to the square outside the Triangle several times – because of the mess, brawl, robbery, and drug trafficking. "
"– Sometimes it has been upwards of 50 young people there, of whom the youngest is 13-year-olds. It has made to residents in the area feel unsafe, " continues Pierre Douhan. "
" Now, the police in consultation with Malmö stad, Vasakronan and the nearby Mcdonald's restaurant completed a medborgarlöfte. The promise means that it will increase its presence in the area – together to make it safer. "
"– It is new for us that we collaborate with several external actors in this way. It is hard to say how that develops, but we'll try this during may and June, then we do a reconciliation. "
"Mcdonald's has among other things, hired a security guard and the city of Malmö's field assistants will be on site. "
"in the Past medborgarlöften and joint projects have yielded good results. "
"One example is the Kirseberg and Segevång, where the number of crimes decreased when the police increased their presence and engaged tenant-owner associations in the area. "
" We know that cooperation gives the best results. So we hope that it will now, " continues Pierre Douhan. "