“The Swedish Prison and Probation Service’s Director General Martin Holmgren: The lack of space in institutions and prisons is acute. The Swedish Prison and Probation Service has opened 1,000 places in a short time and is planning for another 2,000 new places. The situation is now so serious that our ability to carry out the basic mission and maintain security is threatened. To deal with the crisis, we go into state of readiness.”
Martin Holmgren: “The situation is now so pressured that our ability to complete the basic assignment is threatened”
A close guarded Swedish state secret is who are occupying overcrowded prisons. Its classified information.