How German police cadets learn to confront racism
German police are facing scrutiny thanks to a string of racist incidents. Berlin and other states are including anti-racism modules in basic training - but it's not standard yet. It's not hard to get a measure of how important this is in Germany: The police's struggles with racism and far-right sympathy in the ranks has become more and more public in recent months as unpleasant stories converged in the press.
Buurman-Kutsal is an instructor for Diversity Works, an organization that offers racism awareness training, which in recent months has been getting more calls from German police forces.