Tagged: Norwegian Police

Norway arms police again

Norwegian police are boosting security in wake of Brussels terror attacks The Local Norwegian Police have launched emergency patrols and ordered all officers in Oslo to carry weapons as they seek to boost security...

Norway police disarm

The temporary order to bear weapons was allowed to expire on February 3 The Local In a press release sent on January 28, the Police Directorate said that the temporary order to bear weapons...

Justice Minister criticised over hijab issue

The Police Directorate’s decision to permit Muslim women to wear hijab with the Norwegian police uniform has sparked a heated public discussion which has put Justice Minister Knut Storberget under fire. Spokespersons from the political opposition...

Hijab allowed with police uniform in Norway

The Norwegian government announced on Feb.4 that it will allow Muslim women police officers to wear the Islamic head scarf. The question of wearing a hijab in the police came up last October, when...