Moroccan government plans to recruit 3,000 new police officers
Morocco's national intelligence agency plans to recruit 3,000 police officers in 2007 to boost the ranks of security forces in several Moroccan cities, MAP quoted a statement of the interior ministry as saying on Monday (May 21st). The statement dismissed recent press reports alleging the future deployment of 15,000 soldiers in Casablanca region and other units in Fez, Meknes, Marrakech and Agadir. The interior ministry said that it has undertaken a series of measures to enhance national security in the aftermath of the recent suicide bombings in Casablanca, where 2,000 of the new police officers will be deployed.
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