Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: Oktoberfest

  • What did Bavaria’s secret service knew about plans for anti-Semitic double murder in 1980?

    What did Bavaria’s secret service knew about plans for anti-Semitic double murder in 1980?

    Prosecutors review new investigation into murder of Shlomo Levin and Frida Poeschke, as the secret service may have been aware of plans by the radical right-wing “Wehrsportgruppe Hoffmann” to murder Shlomo Levin and Frida Poeschke 43 years ago. This is…

  • Facial recognition: Number of persons identified in Germany doubles annually

    Facial recognition: Number of persons identified in Germany doubles annually

    The German police are increasingly using photographs to name unknown persons. More and more, pictures from social networks are being used. Recognition is also possible if the persons are wearing a protective mouth-nose mask. Some authorities also use so-called super-recognisers.…

  • Humanoid facial recognition arrives at German police

    Humanoid facial recognition arrives at German police

    When pursuing suspected criminals, some state police forces use a special ability of individual officers. Deployments often take place in major events Police forces are increasingly using so-called super-recognisers. These are people who are particularly good at remembering faces. An…

  • France and Germany launch new joint police force

    France and Germany launch new joint police force

    Together with the Gendarmerie Nationale, the German Federal Police will be sent to former French colonies. The joint unit is already deployed during summit protest, football matches and in “border areas” At present, the German Federal Police sends around 200…