Benedicte Bjørnland appointed as new Police Commissioner

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

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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.