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Turkey to hire 38,000 new policemen, judges, prosecutors

Staff Writer |
The Turkish government on Friday said nearly 38,000 new policemen, judges and prosecutors would be hired under a statutory decree as part of the state of emergency.

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Nearly 32,000 new police officer positions were created for the central and peripheral organizations of the Turkish police, according to the decree.

In addition, 4,000 positions for judges and prosecutors, in addition to 2,000 positions for judge candidates were established for Justice Ministry peripheral organizations.

Since the July 15 coup attempt last year, Turkish government has dismissed more than 150,000 officials while detained some 50,000 people including soldiers, policemen, and civil servants.


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