What took so long? But it’s not his policy, it’s Merkel’s. She should resign.
The Mayor, a woman, who suggested it was the victims’ fault should resign. “The suggested code of conduct includes maintaining an arm’s length distance from strangers, to stick within your own group, to ask bystanders for help or to intervene as a witness, or to inform the police if you are the victim of such an assault.”
One 18-year-old victim is claiming that she had to go report her attack at a different police station, as the police in Cologne sent her away. Others are saying that the police were no help that evening.
“We arrested 15 people. …..‘Of these 15 people 14 are from Syria and one from Afghanistan.” (more here). It was the Muslim migrants. This is Merkel’s policy.
Cologne police chief ‘to resign’ following mass sexual assaults,” by ITV News, January 8, 2016 (thanks to Tom):
The police chief in the town of Cologne is set to resign following mass sexual assaults on women on New Years, a government source has told Reuters.
Police in the town had been criticised for failing to take action as gangs of men assaulted dozens of women in the town centre.
The Express is reporting:
German police have faced questions after over a hundred women were robbed, attacked or sexually assaulted during new year celebrations outside the city’s cathedral by as many as 1,000 drunk, aggressive men described as of “Arab or North African origin”. Terrified women were subjected to the humiliating and terrifying attacks which were likened to ‘running the gauntlet’ in an internal police report.Police chief Wolfgang Albers has been relieved of his duties following criticism of his handling of the attacks in the city, state government source said. Mr Albers, 60, was informed by the state interior minister Ralf Jaeger he would be given early retirement, according to the source.
An official announcement is expected later today.Cologne Mayor Henriette Reker suggested police had held back information from her and that her “trust in the Cologne police leadership is significantly shaken.”Scores of women from three German cities have come forward saying they were victims of the shocking crimes, which included rape, sexual assault and robbery.The majority of the attacks took place in Cologne, where police have received 121 criminal complaints – three quarters of which were sexual assault.