Foreign Crime Doubles In Six Years

Danish policeman border checks
A new report from the national commissioner of police in Denmark states organized migrant criminal gangs have become more numerous, more specialized and pose a greater threat than ever before. A large police operation in February of 2015 in the region of Zealand and Lolland-Falster in Denmark led to the search of over 60 addresses by over 400 officers. the raid revealed the largest smuggling ring in the history of the country and consisted primarily of foreign migrants. Charges against foreign criminals have more than doubled since 2009 and police worry that they are to blame for rising crime rates as domestic offending is declining, reports Danish paper Berlingske. National Police Commissioner Jens Henrik Højbjerg doesn’t see any decrease in foreign criminality in the near future. “As long as there is such large wealth disparities in Europe, there will be an incentive to leave their own country and commit crimes elsewhere. “There may be more to be had in the richer countries, and one must assume that this is not just a phenomenon that stops by itself,” he said. By far the biggest section of foreign criminals come from Romania according to the National Police Commission, who said that most of the crimes