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Olhão council recruiting its own police force

olhaoOlhão Council’s move to recruit its own police force had been legitimised after a notice was published in Diário da República on May 8th.

The notice started the application process for trainees to take up the eight Municipal Police jobs on offer.


According to a note from the Council, the creation of a Municipal Police Corps in Olhão, “will meet various needs, in particular with respect to the inspection of public space, esplanades, noise, advertising, business hours and parking control in the parking meter areas.”

Ther person in charge of the new recruits will be Commissioner Isabel Lobo, until now commander of the Public Security Police in Olhão.