A new police station in Muslim migrant heavy suburb of Rinkeby in northern Stockholm is finally complete and will open this September after long delays because of violence and attacks by Muslim gangs. This Stockholm suburb know locally as ‘Little Mogadishu’ due to it’s primarily Somali Muslim population, is often referred to as a “no-go zone” and a “war zone.”
RAIR Foundation After the new staff expressed concerns for their safety, it was announced that special patrols will escort employees to and from the police station when they stop working during late evening shifts and after night shifts. Cameras have also been set up around the station to monitor threats.
The construction of the police station had encountered many problems over the years. At first it was too difficult to find a company who wanted to carry out the construction because the area was too dangerous for their workers. Then the workplace was subjected to attacks and as Nyhetsbyrån Järva reported , the entire construction project was delayed.
Jörgen Ohlsson, the station’s project manager, reports that the special patrols will also accompany the workers to the local subways for their protection. These special new security escorts sound early familiar to Sweden’s solution to the migrant rape crisis, volunteer safety escorts.
The building will be protected by armox plates, bulletproof steel that is used in armored military vehicles, among other things. The building’s windows also have a higher security class than is usual for police, according to the Swedish newspaper, Expressen.