The decree, signed by the ministers of the interior and finance, authorizes the opening of 500 places for admission to officer training courses, which will begin in 2023, with the aim of replenishing the ranks of the Public Security Police.
This recruitment to the PSP was provided for in the state budget for 2023, and in March-April of this year the PSP announced a competition to create a personnel reserve for admission to agent training courses intended for entry into a career. PSP agents.
Earlier this month, 584 new police officers completed officer training.
The shortage of personnel in this police force and the resulting aging, as well as the lack of candidates, was one of the main problems highlighted by the PSP unions.
Source: The Portugal News