Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Rhineland-Palatinate

  • 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 […]

  • More German state police forces introduce tasers for patrol police

    More German state police forces introduce tasers for patrol police

    Four out of 16 federal states are now introducing electric pulse weapons across the board. The right-wing conservative police union DPolG has declared itself to be the mastermind and is sponsored by a manufacturer. Whether the officers will use less violence with the new weapons, as claimed, is questionable. Every year there are two deaths […]

  • Taser at the German Federal Police: Shooting from the back

    Taser at the German Federal Police: Shooting from the back

    In a year’s time, the German Ministry of the Interior could decide on the nationwide equipment of the Federal Police with electroshock weapons. Until then, the officers may in a pilot project shoot at children as well. At the beginning of September, the Federal Police Inspectorates Berlin-Ostbahnhof, Kaiserslautern and Frankfurt/Main-Hauptbahnhof started a pilot project on […]

  • 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 officers on missions outside the European Union. In „Police Reconstruction Aid“, they are working as […]