Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Jämtlands län, Norrbottens län, Västerbottens län and Västernorrlands län
Public Administration And Defence
Public Administration And Defence; Compulsory Social Security
Provision Of Services To The Community As A Whole
84.24 - Public order and safety activities

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
30 August 2016
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


The Swedish Police Authority is to hire 150 new employees to the new organisational entity "Police region north" which encompass the counties of Jämtland, Västerbotten, Västernorrland and Norrbotten. 90 police officers and 60 police cadets and civilian employees will be hired. The Swedish Police Authority is requesting more funds from the government and wants to hire up to 2 000 new police officers and cadets and 1500 civilian employees nationally during the upcoming years.

The ERM has previously reported on the expansion of the Southwestern Götaland district with 100 employees in march 2016 and the expansion of the police force at Gotland with 100 new employees in 2016.


  • 30 August 2016: Sveriges Radio


Eurofound (2016), Swedish Police Authority, Business expansion in Sweden, factsheet number 88480, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/88480.