A dramatic, spectacular and massive police operation took place in Tuve outside Sweden’s second biggest city of Gothenburg earlier this week. Four police patrol cars and one helicopter were used in an attempt to apprehend two individuals suspected of “smoking a joint” according to a police media spokesperson.
A civilian passing the scene in his car also got involved when a policeman chasing the suspects on foot requested a lift. The driver said to media that he drove the policeman in his car well above legal speed limits.
Photo from Polisen.se
One of the suspects wasn’t even apprehended, in spite of the massive action from Gothenburgs finest…
Swedish police is not in a very good spot right now. For years the organisation has had problems with a reorganisation that never seems to get completed. Since not so many are attracted to the police job, the amount of policemen and -women is not what it should be. In order to fill the classes on the police academy they even had to reduce the admission requirements so people with an even lower IQ could get accepted to the police training.