New personnel reshuffling in Turkey affects over 200 policemen

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Baku, Azerbaijan, March 13

By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

New personnel reshuffling in Turkish city of Izmir affected over 200 policemen, Turkish Anadolu news agency reported on March 13.

The reshuffling of personnel was mainly carried out in the department for combating financial crimes and the department for combating the organized crime, according to the agency.

In January, a personnel reshufflings in Ankara and Izmir affected over 470 policemen.

Numerous police were dismissed or sent to other departments in Ankara. The personnel reshufflings in Izmir affected around 12 senior police officers.

The Turkish government began to carry out personnel reshuffling in the police departments of Ankara and other cities of the country after the anti-corruption operation, which began in December 2013.

Translated by L.Z.

Edited by C.N.

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