Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: Saarland

  • German anti-terrorism exercise: Police and military practice together in Bavaria

    German anti-terrorism exercise: Police and military practice together in Bavaria

    In “AlpenTEX”, the German Armed Forces and the state police are training for a terrorist emergency. Actually, the Federal Police would be called in for this, but they have been specifically written out of the exercise scenario. For two days, the German Armed Forces and the police trained in F├╝ssen, Bavaria, to counter terrorist threats. […]

  • 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 […]