Criticism of officials: attention, police!

The idea that Sigmar Gabriel is now on Twitter has come to light, goes back to models from France. "In view of the increasing #of violence against our #police

Criticism of officials: attention, police!

The idea that Sigmar Gabriel is now on Twitter has come to light, goes back to models from France. "In view of the increasing #of violence against our #police officers: How about a Button-action under the slogan, 'We are police'? I would love to.“

Patrick Bahners

feuilleton correspondent in Cologne and is responsible for "Humanities".

F. A. Z. Twitter

The quote of "We are Charlie" everyone recognizes. The Button as a means of solidarity advertising, the Association "SOS Racisme" in the battle of Opinions on the street probably led. In 1985, he had lapel pins in the Form of a defensive gesture, the open Hand, with the words "Touche pas à mon pote". Don't turn on my buddy! Or literally barrel my buddy not to! The invitation was addressed to all readers, but especially to individuals, which can occur with the intimidating gesture of official authority. The imperative to maintain a direct confrontation distance, responded to the experience of discrimination in everyday life is often a disregard for the there are pretexts: such as the power to control papers. And even if inspections are conducted correctly if the control action your not in disregard of the Intention – so amtsmiss important–, it is possible that the Controlled feel harassed.

Perhaps without a reason that before the administrative court could be. And maybe not completely groundless. Sensitivity training has long been part of Standard police training, and this is not a tactical concession to a hypersensitive spirit of the times, but a fundamental condition for the police work: The asymmetry of the power relationship between the police and Non-police officers, the unarmed eye, creates frictions.

Updated Date: 27 June 2020, 05:19

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