Government mulls policing shake-up in response to violent crime incidents

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: New Democracy, SYRIZA
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

A series of violent crimes which have taken place over recent weeks are leading the government to rethink its policing strategy, as the effectiveness of its “law and order” policies is coming under scrutiny.

Following meetings with high-ranking officers from various branches of the police, Minister of Citizen’s Protection Michalis Chrisochoidis is said to have activated a plan for the creation a new task force to deal with violent and organised crime. Accor...

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