Vacationing Swedish Officers Show NYPD How It’s Done

Black Millennials

Four Swedish officers in town for vacation effectively subdued two fighting homeless men on an uptown 6 train this past Wednesday.

Swedish officers Samuel Kvarzell, Markus Asberg, Eric Jansberger and Erik Naslund were on their way to see Les Miserables, when they heard a subway driver’s cry for help. A bystander recorded the incident, which shows the officers asking the homeless men if they were okay.

The officers quickly defused the situation by remaining calm and polite. Afterwards, the transient men were taken into custody by the NYPD.

No broken spines. No gunshots. No chokeholds. No “fuck your breath.” Just four men who kept their egos in check to avoid unnecessary escalation.

I know nothing about Swedish policing tactics, but if this is any indication of how Swedish law enforcement is trained, then perhaps NYPD, LAPD, Ferguson PD, and other American police forces should start taking notes.

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