Swedish police have deleted the debut episode of their new actuality present following a backlash on-line over a scene wherein youngsters have been heard crying throughout a suspect’s arrest.
The seven-part collection launched by Swedish police on Monday focuses on 4 officers within the southern metropolis of Helsingborg. The goal of the present was to spotlight the character of on a regular basis police work and the encounters officers have with totally different varieties of individuals. Swedish media stated police additionally hoped the collection would enhance recruitment.
The present, nevertheless, had a rocky debut. In accordance with the general public broadcaster SVT, many complained on-line over a scene within the first episode the place youngsters will be heard crying as officers arrest their father. The Expressen newspaper stated the suspect’s distressed youngsters have been heard shouting for his or her father within the background.
Police eliminated that episode from their social media platforms following the backlash. A distinct episode was additionally taken down as properly for unspecified causes.
“There have been some questions on sure sequences in one of many episodes, and whereas assessing and double-checking a few of these questions, we selected to pause the collection,” police spokesperson Per Ek informed SVT.
Ek stated secrecy and confidentiality of felony investigations have been among the many points police will re-examine earlier than persevering with with the collection.
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