Tagged: police

UN honours Norwegian police in Liberia

The Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) Ellen Margrethe Løy this week commended the Norwegian Police Contingent in Liberia for its contribution to the peace process. The UN Envoy also urged other police...

Cross-border workers get service centre in Kirkenes

Four Norwegian public authorities have established a joint service centre for foreign workers in the border town of Kirkenes. The centre is the first in Norway to serve cross-border commuters living in the Barents...

Special police squad planned to fight gangs

Justice Minister Knut Storberget has called for a new police squad to be established to fight organized crime with mobile criminal gangs, which have become a serious problem across Norway, reports Norway Post. The...

Nordic police swoop on Internet child porn distributors

  COPENHAGEN (AFP) — The homes of 81 people in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden suspected of downloading and spreading child pornography on the Internet were raided in a joint operation, police said Tuesday....

Police plan clamp down on drug abuse

Heavy fines, loss of license and the loss of rights to take care of own children are some of the measures which will be taken against persons caught while purchasing hashish for their own use,...

Police officers march in protest in Oslo

More than 4000 police officers in uniform from across the nation marched the streets of Oslo to the Storting (Parliament) on Wednesday March 25, in protest against what they see as a curtailing of their negotiation rights,...

Attempts to set fire to Oslo museums fail

On on March 11 arsonists attempted to set fire to two famous Oslo museums at Bygdøy, reports ABC News. The museums are housing artifacts from Norwegian explorer expeditions. The blazes were rapidly extinguished or failed, police said....

A joint Norwegian-Russian crime plan

  Head of police in the Norwegian border town of Kirkenes wants Norwegian and Russian police authorities to jointly elaborate a plan on cross-border crime prevention and crime investigation. “A cooperation agreement on the...

Norway police still investigating fatal house fire

OSLO: Norwegian police said March 5 they don’t know whether an early-morning apartment building fire that killed six people and injured 12 in the capital was caused by arsonists or an accident. The mid-December fire ripped...

Norway police to strike for 90 minutes

OSLO (AFP) — Norway’s leading police union has called on its members to observe a 90-minute strike over work conditions Thursday. “We expect the strike will be widely observed and that it will affect...