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Old 11.09.2020, 09:30
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Police knocking on the door asking for ID

Me and my wife moved 4 weeks ago to Zurich. We're now living in Altstetten in a temporary apartment payed by my company. We've already found a permanent apartment and will be moving on the 21st this month.

Today I left for work and she called me saying that a guy knocked on the door, showed a card identifying himself as police and asked for her ID. She was obviously scared and proceeded to comply as requested. He took a note of the ID number on his phone and proceed to knock on the door in front of our apartment. Since no one answered he asked for her key to try to open the other door (it would be bad if it would open!) and then gave it back to her. Let me start by saying that both of us registered in less than 14 days since we arrived and I've already received my B permit. She is just waiting for hers since she registered a week after me (we were still waiting for the marriage certificate from the embassy). We both come from Portugal.

While this was happening she could ear his colleagues knocking on other doors especially in one of them where they insisted and knocked really hard.

After this they stood at the entrance of the building for some time and then left. They came in 2 normal cars (not official police cars) and they didn't have their uniforms.

I lived 33 years in my home country and never saw an action like this by the police. I guess this is not normal right? I'm just asking to get some sense out of this.
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