Senior Chief Inspector Jürgen Künstner is the Head of Department of the Special Technical Forces (mobile radio surveillance, radio reconnaissance, drone flight and drone defence) in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). He joined the Police in 1980, via the normal patrol service and the special units. In 1996 he joined the present State Office for Central Police Services (LZPD NRW). There he headed the Central Office for the Coordination of Operational Situations, was a member of the Advisory Group of the State of NRW and took over the present office in 2008. At that time with ten officers, this department grew to 26 employees (police officers, graduate engineers, technical staff) and is currently the best-equipped police station for drone defence in Germany.
Information provided is current as of February 2022
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