Riot Police

A Riot Police base is located in the county. These units are called for huge events like demonstrations, riots or soccer games to support the regular police units.

Assuring safety at a soccer game
Assuring safety at a soccer game
Even if it does not keep that peaceful...
Even if it does not keep that peaceful...
....these units always know how to calm a situation.
....these units always know how to calm a situation.
 
Mit starker Polizeipräsenz versucht die Polizei bei Großveranstaltungen die ein erhöhtes Gefahrenpotenzial haben, Ausschreitungen im Keim zu ersticken.
Doch einige Streitsuchende schreckt auch das nicht ab. Nachdem eine Gruppe einen geparkten, unbemannten Streifenwagen mit Farbbomben bewarf, wurde hier ein schnelles Eingreifen erforderlich.
But nevertheless, some people are not afraid of the police men. This person was taken into custody because he was a member of a group that attacked a parked patrol car with paint bombs.
 
 
 
Einsatzkräfte machen sich auf den Weg, um weitere Ausschreitungen zu verhindern.
To prevent a bigger riot, these units are going to stop further actions.

The officers of the riot police also have to deal with more complicated situations than shown above. In summer 2011, for example, an unannounced demonstartion had totally excessed. An angry mob gained control over a whole city district until the special forces were able to destroy the anarchistic situation.

Besides the vehicles which can be seen above, the troups have some more cars, mainly to transport the groups of hundreds.

Some troup transporters
Some troup transporters
Two guidance cars
Two guidance cars
This car is mainly used for the transport of convicts
This car is mainly used for the transport of convicts
This car is used by the operation controllers
This car is used by the operation controllers
This bus is used for the transportation of larger amounts of people
This bus is used for the transportation of larger amounts of people
Barriers and huge materials are transported with this truck
Barriers and huge materials are transported with this truck
These simple blue white cars are for transportation, too
These simple blue white cars are for transportation, too
Of course, there are umarked cars, too - the flashlights are only attached, when necessary
Of course, there are umarked cars, too - the flashlights are only attached, when necessary