In a democratic state the police force is in place to provide security and order. Nazi Germany was a totalitarian state based off of the exercising of extreme violence and the consent of thereof.
The exhibition explores the role of the German Police after the seizure of power by Adolf Hitler until the fall of the Third Reich. The following parts of the exhibition are devoted to the development of police structures, the profiles of people responsible for the functioning of police, and the operations of the German police apparatus on the eve of, and during, the Second World War.
Exhibition of the German Police University in Münster (DHPol Münster), at the request of the Conference of Interior Ministers of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Federal States.
The exhibition is presented in cooperation with the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Krakow.