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Sweden urged to recruit police officers from Norway

Could these Norwegian police officers soon be fighting crime in Sweden. Photo: Gorm Kallestad / NTB scanpix / TT

Published: 17.May.2019 13:34 hrs

Sweden's police union has proposed recruiting police officers from neighbouring Norway in a bid to fight a shortage of officers.

"When it comes to police shortages, we should leave no stone unturned which might help increase staff numbers, and this might be one of the pieces of the puzzle," Lena Nitz, chairperson of the Swedish Police Union, told the TT newswire. 
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