Beuth and the threatening letter affair: Just not a radical break

It was a recognizable attempt to get into the affair of the Compounds of the police, the extreme right-wing Drohschreiben on the Defensive, the Hesse interior M

Beuth and the threatening letter affair: Just not a radical break

It was a recognizable attempt to get into the affair of the Compounds of the police, the extreme right-wing Drohschreiben on the Defensive, the Hesse interior Minister Peter Beuth (CDU) on Friday took. The introduction of the new national Commissioner of police, Roland Ullmann, he Association with the presentation of a "comprehensive catalogue of measures" for the Hessian police. Beuth is since 2014, the Minister of the interior. A radical break would cast a shadow on what had previously been done for him. What he presented was, therefore, primarily an Expansion of existing measures.

Julian Staib

Political correspondent for Hesse, Rhineland-Palatinate and the Saarland with its headquarters in Wiesbaden.

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Beuth Ullmann, which started in 1973 as a protection for man and, most recently, the police Bureau's Southeast Hesse had led, as a "clever strategist and honest counselors," standing for "integrity police" praised. This take in "difficult times," responsibility for the management of the Hessian police, the officials of the service, more and more allegations of right-wing extremism be exposed to. He had also, in the future, the task is to defend the image of the police as a "friend and helper". In short: a "big challenge".

Ullmann's predecessor, Udo Münch was recently resigned after a breakdown in the transmission of information between the state office of criminal investigation (LKA) on the one hand, and state police were the Bureau and the Ministry of the interior on the other hand, became known. The death threats against women campaigning against right-wing extremism. In the Drohschreiben personal data were included, the previously, apparently, from the police information system were retrieved.

Ullmann's "can-do"

There is, of course, simpler times, to take on such a task, said Ullmann, who was seen trying to spread optimism in terms of investigations as to reforms in the police. He tried to even the record of the Chancellor, "We can do this" what seemed in the context of odd, it was the statement search on the uptake of protection are to be coined.

In Hesse, but the current aim is that parts of the security agencies needed, apparently, their protective function failure. Trust in the police had taken "evident damage", he will ensure that it will be restored. The investigations against the authors of the threatening letters would have "top priority".

Future in the country the police the Position of a "process speakers Bureau be created". This is to inform investigations of "outstanding" importance of the guide rod. This is to prevent information such as recently penetrate. The Ministry of interior is currently considering whether, when and how the LKA had informed about the connection of the police to the threatening Letters.

Updated Date: 17 July 2020, 12:20

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