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3 Jan
In 2021, the Federal Criminal Police Office reported that the number of acts of violence against police officers had increased by 689 cases to 39,649 when compared with the previous year. Since 2012, cases of violence against police officers had increased by a total of 22.5%.
24 Dec
The self-declared "Islamic State" said it was responsible for the blast that killed at least nine police officers near Kirkuk. The militia is still active in parts of Iraq, despite Baghdad declaring victory over it.
19 Dec
A shootout left three officers dead as police were trying to arrest a suspect in the killing of a commander in the southern city of Maan. Unrest ripped through the region last week after a strike over fuel prices.
29 Nov
On August 13, 1961, the construction of the Berlin Wall began. Conrad Schumann was one of the police officers guarding the new border. But instead, he jumped across the fence from East to West Berlin. Bernd Bröde witnessed the historic moment.
30 Nov 2020
Here is what we know about the Israeli IWI Tavor weapon which is the known, favoured ammunition of the DSS that killed Ifeanyi Okereke, the Abuja vendor.
22 Jun 2020
The southwestern German city has seen a night of rioting and looting, with several police officers injured as hundreds of people took to the city center. Police said the situation was "completely out of control."
13 Apr 2020
Police officers in Frankfurt have been set upon by gangs while trying to get crowds gathering over the warm Easter weekend to disperse. Social distancing measures are in place to slow the spread of coronavirus.

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