"I am very concerned."
so says justice minister Nick Haekkerup, on Wednesday to answer questions in Parliament about the high number of cases, the police choose to drop.
B. T. has just could uncover, how many reported cases, the police has deposited, when it comes to burglary, theft and other forms of crime which are not categorized as direct personfarlig.
specifically chose the police across the country in October to stop the investigation of the total 18.078 cases.
overall 2.116 cases more compared to september, which means a significant increase in just a single month.
Both the red and the blue wing was shook when they heard about the increase in the dismissed cases at the national Police.
the Situation called for a 'bad development', 'deeply worrying' and 'totally unsatisfactory'.
As mentioned, Nick Hækkerup everything else than comfortable about the situation.
report to the minister not holding back. On the contrary, he is quite honest.
"I'm concerned for the many provisions. Like I am also concerned that sagsbunkerne grows, and the case processing time increases both with the police and the crown prosecution service," he says,
It will say that Nick Hækkerup also is concerned about the rekordlange of waiting, the victims of crime have experienced in years.
Just this long duration has B. T. in the last five months uncovered.
In the series has the victims from the of the most the country as Bente Strunge Hermann, Sallie Nielsen, Charlotte Andersen, Steen Johansen, Uffe Kurt Jensen, Mary Jane Williams, Silas Lund and at the latest Jens Nielsen told about their cases.
All together is the stories, who have either got the police to complain the process or reopening the case.
so What is the reason for the big problems?
the Reply from Nick Hækkerup is that both the police and the courts is strongly pressed.
"in my opinion, the problem is that we have a police force and prosecutor's office, which is stretched to the breaking point. This means that a victim of a crime does not get the treatment in the legal system, with the speed he or she can expect," he says.
Nick Hækkerup recognises that the major challenges revealed by the police and prosecutors enough is the biggest problem he has as a minister.
"If you need to look at what is the most important task that lies on my table, so it will be a candidate for it, and it must be dealt with," he says.
the Minister promises that there is need to be done something significant to solve the problems.
And it's going to happen at the politiforliget to the next year.
Therefore, should a political majority to agree on what needs to be done of the changes. Even call the minister for 'action'.
"We are faced with a number of challenges with the police and prosecution services, which has grown larger and larger. Therefore, we can not solve the problems from one day to the other," he says, and adds:
"Well, we must fix it, then it requires some action, and it is probably the most important thing, when we as politicians need to discuss a new flerårsaftale for both the police and the crown prosecution service."Updated Date: 05 December 2019, 11:00