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Benedicte Bjørnland appointed as new Police Commissioner

The Government has appointes Marie Benedicte Bjørnland som ny as Commissioner for the National Police Directorate.

Benedicte Bjørnland
Benedicte Bjørnland, Norway's new Police Commisioner Credit: JD

– I look forward to embarking on the new tasks that await me, and look forward to joining April 1 next year, says Benedicte Bjørnland.

Bjørnland has been appointed for a term of six years with the possibility of a further year of six years after the announcement and application.

– I am very pleased that Benedicte Bjørnland has accepted this important social mission. I look forward to working with her, says the Minister of Justice Tor Mikkel Wara.

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