Danish parliament approves sweeping reforms of national police force
The Associated Press
COPENHAGEN, Denmark- A broad majority in the Danish Parliament on Friday approved the government's sweeping reforms of the national police force aimed in part at getting more officers out patrolling the streets.
The reform also is aimed at upgrading equipment, including modernizing computer systems and replacing the present analogue police radios with digital ones.
The present police structure dates back to 1938.
Denmark has 10,700 police officers and some 3,600 police attorneys and administrative employees. No employees would be laid off in the restructuring.
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