Large public response
The two-day European Police Congress in 2016 has been the subject of almost 250 articles from all areas of media. Whether radio, television or Internet: Throughout the 19th European Police Congress found general approval. For example, the TV station Phoenix broadcast live multiple parts of the congress’ programme (e.g., the discussion of the former Ministers of the Interior as well as the speech of the President of the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), Dr. Hans-Georg Maaßen). Furthermore, employees of the ARD main studio and RTL / n-tv has been present. Also many representatives of foreign media and the specialized press attended the congress. In addition, Radio NRW was devoted to the congress and a team of ARTE used the event for a documentary film. Furthermore, journalists from the Bayerischer Rundfunk, Deutsche Welle, the journal „Crisis Prevention“ and the Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (rbb) joined the event. Moreover, the Congress was mentioned in the „Tagesschau“ ARD and in the Deutschlandradio Kultur. Even international media were present, such as Ruptly TV and CCTV News. Finally, representatives of the WORLD / N24 group accredited, including WELT chief editor Stefan Aust.