After riots in Frankfurt and Stuttgart: Dreyer police calls for de-escalation

"It is important that the police in such cases is present, and you should go down the path of de-escalation," said Dreyer, the Newspapers of the Funke media g

After riots in Frankfurt and Stuttgart: Dreyer police calls for de-escalation

"It is important that the police in such cases is present, and you should go down the path of de-escalation," said Dreyer, the Newspapers of the Funke media group. "It's mainly about a group of people who are dissatisfied because they are not able to celebrate due to Corona. Since frustration has been pent up, and hatred to the authorities and the so-called authority."

Rhineland-Palatinate have had good experiences in the lock-up hours of pubs to repeal, said Dreyer. "We calmed the situation and shows escalating effect."

Dreyer criticised Seehofer

In Frankfurt, and Stuttgart in the past few weeks, serious riots. Groups of young adults rioted in two towns, injured police officers and desolated streets and squares.

Dreyer criticised the Federal interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU), rejecting a study of racism in the police, but violence against police officers investigate scientifically want. "It is very unfortunate, to put something against each other," said the Prime Minister.

"We don't close ourselves to studies on the topic of racism in the police,"

in Principle, nothing is wrong with that, if by some studies, an objectification of the debate would be held. "The can do Horst Seehofer like to," said Dreyer. Your state have, however, already started in the past year, a campaign of violence against the police and the equipment of the officers with protective equipment.

it was a own racism-study Dreyer also restrained. "We don't close ourselves to studies on the topic of racism in the police, even if we consider it for our country, police is essential," said the SPD politician. "I can say for the Rhineland-Palatinate police, that we have no Problem with right-wing extremism and racism. However we travel for years a very clear strategy of Repression, prevention and the promotion of civil courage."

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Updated Date: 25 July 2020, 11:27

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