The King and The Crown Princess meet with the Swedish Police's National Operations Department

The King and The Crown Princess meet Mats Löfving and Stefan Hector from the Swedish Police.

The King and The Crown Princess meet Mats Löfving and Stefan Hector from the Swedish Police. Photo: Henrik Garlöv/The Royal Court of Sweden

On Thursday 29 August, The King and The Crown Princess learnt how the police and other authorities are working to prevent bombings and shootings.

During an audience at the Royal Palace with Mats Löfving, Head of the Swedish Police's National Operations Department, and Stefan Hector, Head of the National Operations Department's operational unit, The King and The Crown Princess were informed about recent bombings and shootings.

During the meeting, The King and The Crown Princess learnt how the Swedish Police Service and other relevant authorities are working to prevent and combat these crimes.

After the meeting, The King issued the following statement:

"My family and I share the public's concerns about these crimes. We would like to express our sympathy with victims and our support for the police and other authorities in their ongoing work."