An internal survey shows that the Copenhagen Police does not investigate so-called simple theft of under 100,000 kroner (17,000 USD) or pass such cases onto investigators. It is appalling, says the Police Officers’ Union. … The President of the Police Officers’ Union, Claus Oxfeldt, warns of a shortage of resources.
“I am shocked and it is concerning, for this is a huge problem for the legal rights of citizens. If the police are not able to investigate, too many criminals are never caught. My members are telling me that they have a hard time looking people in the eyes…”