In a few years, the number of violent Islamist extremists in Sweden has gone from hundreds to thousands, estimates Säpo. But who are these extremists? The knowledge is inadequate among the police and municipal officials working in the cities that Säpo points out, shows SVT News’s survey.
It is especially in some areas of Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö and Örebro as the concentration of violent Islamist extremists in Sweden is high, according to Säpos data.
Locally in these places, however, both police and municipal officials lack the necessary knowledge to be able to put in place preventive and control measures. There seems to be gaps in the knowledge transfer from Säpo.<!–more–>