Twente set to get first minority police chief

The Twente regional police force is set to get the country’s first ethnic minority police chief, the Telegraaf reports on Thursday.

Martin Sitalsing, who was born in the former colony of Suriname, will be named to the top job very soon, the paper says. Home affairs minister Guusje ter Horst has made it a policy to get more women and ethnic minority police officers into top jobs.
Sitalsing, 47, who came to the Netherlands in 1970, is currently deputy police chief in Friesland province.

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