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the Police have expressed concern in a letter to the Kriminalomsorgsdirektoratet, as NRK has been given access to.

in Order to limit the infection in the prison population wants Correctional services to release inmates before their time, in what is called the forward release. It means that inmates can be released between 10 and 30 days before the plan. According to Aftenposten, which also has mentioned the matter, was 126 inmates released earlier than planned per 20. march.

the Norwegian Correctional services has sent a letter to, among others, the police in order to harvest suggestions for how this can be done.

In the answer from the national Police immigration service, type the police they fear that criminal foreigners should be sent out of the country will be released in the Norwegian society.

“For the group of foreign nationals who pose a samfunnsrisiko, this is very unfortunate,” writes the police in the letter.

We are worried that if there are many people who get the forward release at once, it is not certain it is the capacity of the police utlendingsinternat to be placed there. We would therefore like to have an early dialogue with the Norwegian Correctional services to get an overview of how many it may apply. So can we get assessed the individual and find out how we can possibly get carried out a specific sea eagle behaviour, ” says politiinspektør Kristel Lee Høgslett in the national Police immigration service.

Fears set plane can fill up the Trandum

Foreigners who are convicted in Norway, and has a utreisevedtak, being placed on the police utlendingsinternat at Trandum while they are waiting to be transported out of the country.

With many pre-selected flights fear the police that the capacity of the Trandum is blown. Then the criminals are let free in the Norwegian society.

the Responsibility we have to prepare uttransporter is now much more difficult because of canceled flights, ” says Høgslett.

Police have already released 10 people with little or no record and the police believe that will not escape from the country. These are at the reception centre or a private address that the police know of.

Will meet on Monday

the Norwegian Correctional services have been sent to a number of questions from NRK, but has chosen not to answer them.

They write that the objection of the police is one of the many challenging problems that they handle in these days.

In addition, the Correctional to a letter in which it emphasized that the forward release will not be made without that it is coordinated with the police.

the letter states, however, that Correctional services do not have the opportunity to stop the forward release only with the justification that they will not be sent out of the country after imprisonment.

“Regardless of whether the expulsion feasible or not, the Norwegian correctional services make a general evaluation of whether such release is advisable”, is called it in the letter.

Monday to police and Counselors meet to discuss the situation.

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