Tougher Stance on Organized Crime

On the back of the bombing of a district attorney’s home, Justice Minister Beatrice Ask is taking a tougher stance against organized crime. 

With suggestions such as freezing assets and giving Sweden’s security police a greater roll in tracking criminal gangs, Ask says the threat to democracy makes such steps necessary. 

Friday saw the appointment of a steering committee amidst the echoes of criticism from local police stations.  They say lack of resources and coordination makes the fight against organized crime an uphill battle, but the national police force has now promised to be a greater source of support for local stations.

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