Beginning with high safety measures the 15th European Police Congress in Berlin kicks off. In a panel of experts, European Intelligence officials spoke about extremism and terrorism. Germany. 14th February 2012
Today began with high safety measures the 15th European police congress in Berlin. In a panel of experts european Intelligence officials discussed on terrorism, extremism and radicalised lone perpetrators:
Dr. August Hanning, former President of the german Federal Intelligence Service (BND) and former State Secretary.
Heinz Fromm, President of the german Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV)
Peter Gridling, Director of the austrian Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution and counter-terrorism (BVT)
Dr. Magnus Ranstorp, Research Director of the swedish Center for Asymetric Threat Studies (CATS)
Stine Berner, Director Analysis, Danish Security Intelligence Service (PET)
Jon Fitje, Director of the norwegian Department of Analysis, Police Security Service (PST)
About the Conference
The “European Police Congress” is an international information platform for police and decision makers from security authorities and industries. Its Intention is to strengthen the dialogue between the authorities and enable the participants to establish new contacts to colleagues from all over the world.
Every year critical discussions on up-to-date issues are held and the latest developments in technologies for the professional use in the security sector are presented by the exhibitors.
The European Police Congress is the leading conference for internal security in the European Union. Annually the conference is a meeting place for up to 1.600 experts representing at least 50 countries. Experts and representatives of polices, border polices, secret services as well as governments, parliaments and industries participate in the conference.