From 2010, the police reinforcement for the Algarve may be extended until the end of September.
The summer reinforcement usually ends on September 15, but from next year the date may be extended to provide a better level of security to the number of tourists visiting the region later in the season.
The new Civil Governor of the Algarve, Silva Gomes, said the issue was being examined given the large numbers remaining in the Algarve after the height of summer.
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