Of course, one has to be afraid: police officer describes the extreme pressures of the Demo missions

There are images that upset: extreme-Right protesters have broken through on Saturday evening a shut-off on the Reichstag building in Berlin and stormed the Rei

Of course, one has to be afraid: police officer describes the extreme pressures of the Demo missions

There are images that upset: extreme-Right protesters have broken through on Saturday evening a shut-off on the Reichstag building in Berlin and stormed the Reichstag stairs. Videos circulating on the Internet, show how the people standing directly in front of the door of the Reichstag. The Reich war-flags and Imperial flags on the stairs of the historic building. Only three police officers are still in the way.

Jürgen Schneider, head of a dog is from an economic viewpoint, in the case of the würzburg riot police and have been to many demonstrations in the use. But he can only guess how the must-have use for the three police officers on Saturday felt.

Federal President praises the conduct of the Berlin police

"I can well imagine that you were in this Situation, a very uneasy feeling," he said in an interview with FOCUS Online. Nevertheless, they would have used bravely for our democracy. "This is just class. I admire my colleagues,“ the willingness of a police officer. Also Federal President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier praised the behavior of the Berlin police.

On Monday, the Federal President had invited the Bellevue six police officers to the castle, to thank them personally. Including the three forces, which had placed themselves at the entrance to the Reichstag building, first of all alone of the angry crowd were arrived, to gain.

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"A normal use in Demos, it's not"

Schneider is know As a COP you have inserts in the Demo-nearly always a certain amount of tension. "Almost all of the officials can confirm this," says the würzburg. For a "normal use" in a Demonstration, it doesn't give actually. "Normal Demos, in which the citizens behave law-abiding, and the police ensures that you can be undisturbed to demonstrate would be." And it would be extremely rare, so the official.

A deployment is to take place from the Moment the blockages that needed to be provoked, or law violations by Demo participants, is difficult. "Light situations there is not." Therefore, he also believe that the application in Berlin was particularly hard. to be

afraid to get hurt and to commit rule-breaking

predominantly, As a COP you have to be in his actions as quick as a flash, know the official. This is the big difference to professional groups such as lawyers, or judges. "I don't want to underestimate the importance of your work is very important," notes Schneider. "But these professional groups have time to think before you act." Police officers in such situations would not have. "Therefore, we need knowledge, we need to retrieve immediately and act according to a sound on the Right. This is a huge stress test,“ said the policeman.

Therefore, with demonstrations also particularly vigilant. Constantly you must make sure to comply with all laws. "You have to constantly ask the question: am I Doing everything right?" so Schneider. Finally, you will be filmed from all sides, especially from the side of the protesters to stand under extreme observation. "A negligence accrediting violation of the law would be very uncomfortable in such a Situation, you don't want to get stuck," says the würzburg head.

The Berlin police announced on Sunday evening that the inserts from the weekend 33 officers were injured. Schneider says that the fear of being violated, together with the fear of rule-breaking, the two dominant feelings in such operations. "Although we are well trained, yet can still fly stones or the race of concentrated groups to our shut-off lines." Such situations would naturally make you afraid. "We want to get all healthy to our families home," says the würzburg readiness COP.

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Updated Date: 31 August 2020, 20:26

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