Swedish Police Remarks on Operation Trojan Shield

Linda H. Staaf, head of intelligence for the Swedish Police, gives remarks on Operation Trojan Shield, a joint law enforcement effort by the FBI, the Drug Enforcement Administration, Australian Federal Police, Europol, and law enforcement partners in more than a dozen countries. The operation included hundreds of arrests in Australia and across Europe.

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The Swedish police have cooperated with the FBI as one of the first international parts in this operation.  

Thanks to valuable intelligence that the FBI has shared with us, we have been able to arrest a significant number of leading actors within the violent crime and drug networks in Sweden.

The criminality spreads across borders, and international cooperation is crucial to fight serious crime.

We highly appreciate this type of cooperation between police organizations.

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