Tag Archives: KRIPOS

Special police squad planned to fight gangs

Justice Minister Knut Storberget has called for a new police squad to be established to fight organized crime with mobile criminal gangs, which have become a serious problem across Norway, reports Norway Post. The new squad will be based on cooperation between the Highway Police, the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation (KRIPOS) and the local ...

Government ministers may have been under surveillance

Badge of the National Police Directorate. Photo: Wikipedia.

  The National Bureau of Crime Investigation (KRIPOS) is investigating reports which claim that all Government ministers and several thousand department employees have been under illegal surveillance by the Defence Security Services.  The Security Service has reportedly monitored all data traffic to the Prime Minister's Office and the departments. A central source quoted by Dagbladet says the case ...

Suspected arson in medieval church fire

The police is investigating a fire which destroyed the 204-year old Våler Church (Hedmark) in the early hours of Friday morning. The fire was discovered on the outside of the building, and the police have concluded that it was started intentionally.  The local police have now asked for assistance from the National Bureau of Crime Investigation (KRIPOS), and for ...