After investigations in North Rhine-Westphalia, more and more right-wing extremist material appears in the police.
The police union is now making a different proposal than Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU).
right-wing extremist content were
Since then, the
CDU / CSU, the SPD
in particular have engaged in
a debate about the best possible way of further clarification.
Now the police union has introduced its own proposal: It encourages a
police everyday life"
Berlin / Düsseldorf - After
investigations into several
right-wing extremist chat groups
, political debates arose about how to proceed further to clarify the situation.
Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU *)
study on right-wing extremism
Federal Office for
Protection of the Constitution
has been working on a situation report on the subject for a long time.
Its results should be available at the end of September.
BM #Seehofer has made it clear several times that #Right-right extremism, #Racism & #Antisemitism are the greatest threats to #security in 🇩🇪.
The aim is to take appropriate measures to counteract this form of human contempt effectively: pic.twitter.com/gr5Sa60YSS
- Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Home Affairs (@BMI_Bund) September 20, 2020
has now joined the debate.
She makes a different proposal.
And the debate is likely to pick up speed - because after further targeted investigations, the topic is already taking on larger dimensions.
Racism allegations against the police in NRW: More and more cases are known
Since 2017, around 100 people have been investigated for right-wing extremist incidents within the police in NRW, said
NRW Interior Minister Herbert Reul (CDU)
in a report to the state parliament on Thursday.
Only 29 of the initiated proceedings have been concluded.
In eight cases disciplinary and labor law measures had been taken, the remaining incidents were either statute-barred or had not been confirmed.
After a call from
to all 56,000
, another 16 reports were received - another officer from Essen was suspended from duty on Thursday.
Racism incidents in the police: union wants to investigate everyday police operations
"Admitting deficits is a sign of greatness," said the deputy federal chairman of
the police union
, Jörg Radek, on the allegations against the police.
And in the same breath he urged further investigations into the “deficits”: “Overcoming them shows strength.
Our police have both. "
The police union does not endorse the demands for a comprehensive study on the situation in the police (from SPD *,
and representatives of the
), nor does it directly support
Their own suggestion is
everyday work at the
The central question is why some police officers are more receptive to "questionable messages" than others.
“The daily experience that the rule of law no longer seems to work in some areas in their eyes,” could play a role - as well as overloading.
However, the union emphasized: “It must also be clear that the immense stresses and strains of everyday work must not be a justification for
thoughts of racism and extremism
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