A viral video of Swedish police officers welcoming the Syrian refugees has been posted on Doktorn, their official Facebook page. In various clips within the video, 9 different police officers participated and shared their comments to let the incoming migrants know that they are there for them.
Police officer Mikael Ericson was the one who came up with this idea along with his colleagues, which was readily approved by the Swedish police authorities. The purpose of the video is to support the Syrian migrants in their desperate times, who until now had only received negative role from the police force while passing their way through. However, Swedish police wants to assure the new citizens that they can think of the Sweden as their new home.
The Swedish police officers conveyed a kind message to the Syrian families that they have all and every right to be a part of their country, as equal citizens. They can do whatever they want, without religious discrimination and they have a complete freedom of opinion.
Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has also welcomed the refugees. The Swedish government has prepared the action plan to make swift adjustments for the incoming flux Syrian migrants.