It is decided that the Danish Home Guard will replace the police who currently are guarding the borders, reports NTB.
- It is a great strain on the police. Therefore, we have made this choice, and the police will be transferred from the service at the borders to return to their districts, says the Danish Minister of Justice, Søren Pind.
The Danish Home Guard will replace 125 police officers, but the police is still responsible for organizing the border guards.
The change is part of a major reorganization of the Danish police, which also includes education and some other police duties.
Previously it was also known that the Danish army has trained several hundred soldiers to assist the police in guard duties at the asylum centers in the country, if the police require assistance. However, they are not allowed to carry arms, a decision both the soldiers themselves and their officers find strange and have protested against.
It is also not immediately clear if the Home Guard will carry arms at the border.
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