Unfit police officers: "so out of order you can't believe it"Saturday, 08 September 2018 22:19
De Standaard says candidates with troubled pasts involving crime, brawling or hard drugs are passing selection. This is often despite the selection service expressing negative opinions and the candidate obtaining insufficient scores. People who were turned away during a previous selection process have recently been admitted to the police academy.
The Home Affairs Minister’s cabinet says the federal police have been ordered to look into the allegations and separate fact from fiction as soon as possible
In the meantime, the cabinet is denying there is any political pressure. “At no time did we exert any pressure to pass candidates, on the contrary,” says Mr Jambon’s spokesman Olivier Van Raemdonck.
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