Public confidence in the Hungarian police has been recently tainted by allegations of widespread corruption. Earlier this month, a police officer in Budapest was given a suspended jail sentence and dismissed from the police force after being convicted of pocketing more than $2,000 while supervising an investigation of an attempted robbery at a bank. Gyurcsany has also dismissed National Police Chief Laszlo Bene and Budapest Police Chief Peter Gergenyi. AP has more. The Budapest Sun has local coverage.
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