Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: North Rhine-Westphalia

  • ATM bombers in Germany: Successes against „Audi gang“

    ATM bombers in Germany: Successes against „Audi gang“

    Sweeps by German authorities in the Netherlands, arrests after pursuit also in North Rhine-Westphalia Investigators from Bavaria and Baden-Wuerttemberg have apparently succeeded in a manhunt concerning ATM bombing. For more than a year, the public prosecutor’s office in Bamberg and the criminal investigation departments of both federal states have been investigating a group to which […]

  • German federal state to train hundreds of police drone pilots

    German federal state to train hundreds of police drone pilots

    North Rhine-Westphalia is a nationwide pioneer in aerial surveillance The police in North Rhine-Westphalia want to qualify hundreds more officers as drone pilots. In January, the State Office for Training, Further Education and Personnel Affairs is advertising two more positions for full-time trainers for this purpose. Currently, there are about 200 police „remote pilots“ for […]

  • Legal action against Commissioner Computer

    Legal action against Commissioner Computer

    German Constitutional Court hears case on automated data analysis by the police Is a company allowed to use technical tools on behalf of the police to create a profile of people and determine their supposed dangerousness? Is this a „data mining“ and is it also in line with fundamental rights to prevent dangers? On Tuesday, […]

  • 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 […]