Bavarian police ready to hire migrants, German citizenship not required

A campaign to employ police officers of foreign origins regardless of whether they have a German passport or not has been launched in the state of Bavaria. The move is aimed at helping solve crimes involving migrants.

The news was announced by Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann, who discussed the start of the campaign on Monday in Nuremberg, local media reported.

“Our experience has shown that employees with foreign roots are more successful at finding a better approach to migrants,” the minister said, according to Bayerische Rundfunk.

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