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Městská policie hl. m. Prahy (Prague Municipal Police)

Městská policie hl. m. Prahy (Prague Municipal Police)

Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Region: Hlavni mesto Praha; Praha
Location of affected unit(s): Prague


Sector: Public administration and defence
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
84.24 - Public order and safety activities

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 05-12-2006
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2007
Planned Job Creation: 500

Additional Information

Prague Municipal Police, employing more than 1,720 people, is looking for another 500 policemen as a step to reduce criminality and to introduce security camera system in Prague streets. Recruitment campaign is to be launched in January 2007. Average monthly wages of Prague policemen amount to CZK 22,676 (the average national wage is CZK 19,968 per month). It was reported that their wages should go up in the near future.