the Whole society must help in the fight against gängvåldet and the shootings, said the national police commissioner Anders Thornberg to DN recently:
– The most important thing is to break the growth and to ensure that there will be consequences. That takes care of the young people who, for various reasons, are about to enter a life of crime.
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indicates that the police themselves are not particularly satisfied with how the collaboration with the school and social services work.
Only 24 percent of the officers think that the interaction with the smooth running of the school, and 30 percent agreed to cooperation with the social services. The proportions who think it works badly as high.
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According to the Polisförbundets chairman Lena Nitz experiencing the many police officers on the ground that the social services are not in place when it is needed. The resources are missing those times of the day when the police come into contact with children and young people.
"we think This is serious, for when it comes to children, it is not up to the police task – other than in the acute stage – to ensure that they are kept away from the criminal environment," says Nitz.Polisförbundets chairman Lena Nitz. Photo: Christine Olsson/TT
expresses a frustration that social services and the school does not live up to their expectations. But disappointment is also directed inward.
" We know that there are many who are incredibly frustrated that the police's own crime prevention does not work.
and with that we have polisbrist spent not in the long term to prevent crime in large enough extent. It is the first thing that will be disregarded.
– The police officers who are set to work with crime prevention and are trained, it is used instead to emergency operations. It is in danger of destroying the trust you have built up in an area, mean Lena Nitz.
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To build up relationships with children and young people in the vulnerable areas takes time and requires expertise, " stresses she.
– When the work works well, it can prevent the offences and recruitment.
" Yes, I believe. Of course, we have different tools to work with. When put together the tools in a good way increases the possibility to catch up and help young people before they end up in criminal gangs.
the Cooperation with the municipalities and civil society seems to work better in polisernas eyes, shows the survey.
With the ”civil society” refers to, for example ngos, associations of various kinds, and religious communities.
the Measurement was done by Novus in november on behalf of the police federation. In the qualitative study participated 1.100 officers of the 2,000 respondents in a random sample.
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