Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Federal Police

  • End of Berlin model project: Politicians, police dispute about tasers

    End of Berlin model project: Politicians, police dispute about tasers

    Since the turn of the millennium, German special forces have been equipped with „distance electric pulse devices“, and more and more states now allow them in patrol duty. Within three years, six people died in Germany after being shot. The use of this weapon is contested in Berlin. For five years, the police in Berlin […]

  • German Investigations dropped: Indymedia platform was not a criminal association

    German Investigations dropped: Indymedia platform was not a criminal association

    The German linksunten.indymedia, founded in 2008, was banned under the Associations Act, and the entire technical infrastructure and funds of a left-wing center were confiscated. Seized storage devices apparently could not be decrypted. Almost five years after the ban of linksunten.indymedia, the German public prosecutor Manuel Graulich has closed a preliminary investigation for the formation […]

  • EU PNR Directive: Germany stored and processed 63 million passengers

    EU PNR Directive: Germany stored and processed 63 million passengers

    Four years ago, the German parliament passed a Passenger Data Act, and since then, more and more travellers have been dragnetted. Federal police and customs take over „follow-up measures“. German police authorities processed around 212 million passenger data last year. Corrected for double counting, this concerned about 63 million travellers at German commercial airports. The […]

  • Secret German drone defence

    Secret German drone defence

    The Federal Police secures all German commercial airports against unwanted approaches by small copters. Mobile installations are followed by a stationary platform Obstructions caused by small drones at German airports remain at the same level as in previous years. In 2021, 98 incidents were reported to Deutsche Flugsicherung. This is according to the Federal Ministry […]