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February 17, 2006

Police target “enforcers”

The “SWAT” team of the National Police, together with local officers, have undertaken seven raids on the dwellings of known criminals since last spring. The police specially targeted so-called “enforcers”, criminals who among other things collect narcotics related debts by violent means.

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Record number of deportations in 2005

The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service, RÚV, reports that almost 40 foreign individuals were deported in 2005. In some cases the individuals are barred from entering Iceland for 3 years, in others they are permanently barred from Iceland.

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