In a carefully coordinated operation with police as amajor shareholder police combed with asylum workers and community workers with jobs in the city who were searching for illegal immigrants.
– Right now we are in Persaunet reception where we will attempt to arrest 14 people without asylum , says Magne Løvø .
He is the leader in action Police Immigration for this action and says it is optimistic to think that they take all 14
– Statistically, we lose some . The campaign runs on three receptions simultaneously. There is always a risk that they will disappear from reception when the police arrive. They jump out of the windows and we have experienced hostage situations and situations with a knife , said Løvø .
The greatest chance of taking them at night
Reaction Force has prepared well for what awaits . Room after room checked up on floors . Twelve arrested and told to pack quickly.
– We are very pleased . There is a better result than usual, says Løvø .
Police have previously been criticized for getting surprisingly under cover of darkness to bring asylum seekers when they are least alert. The issue is rejected .
– Great need for control
No one knows how many foreigners illegally residing in Norway , neither the police or Immigration has updated figures .
It is likely eviction record this year. Police passes probably 5,500 persons . There is a sharp increase from last year .
– There are many more foreigners and they do a lot of crime , mainly acquisitive and drugs, says Løvø .
Great action in Trondheim took place short and hectic days , and the results will amaze even the police . A total of 24 foreigners without legal residence was taken and must leave Norway .