Reports of hatred, violence among trainees and infiltration by criminals shroud Berlin police

There have been a flurry of reports about the Berlin police academy in Spandau in the last week, including claims of homophobia and anti-Semitism among trainees and infiltration by “criminal clans.”

Ronja Ringelstein, a reporter for Der Tagesspiegel, has been following the story and joins Monika Müller-Kroll to break down how it first unfolded and explain why it’s not going away anytime soon.

Photo by Marco Verch.