Julia Clasen, Eva Groß, Joachim Häfele, Ilka Kammigan, Stefanie Kemme, Anabel Taefi & Ulrike Zähringer

Hochschule in der Akademie der Polizei Hamburg

Violent and conflictual interactions with citizens: On the need for a culture of error in the police

Violence against police officers has been discussed contro­versially in politics and society for years. However, impor­tant influencing factors or causes for violent interactions between police officers and citizens are often discounted in the public discussion. The question of what and how the po­lice can learn from such incidents and how they can change is accordingly ignored. This article attempts to link different thematic aspects and makes suggestions on how the police can deal with the existing findings constructively.

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