Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany (June 10, 2016) – Experts from a broad spectrum of society came together at the George C. Marshall Center from 1-3 June to discuss security challenges related to the European migration crisis, including facilitating travel by foreign terrorist fighters to Europe and North America. They shared perspectives and challenged conventional practices to produce a draft set of policy recommendations on how to best respond to the international secuity environment and counter violent extremism.
This article is intended for academics, think tanks and practitioners dealing with modern policing. The scope of the article is intentionally wide, and gives a general overview of issues involved, with minor adjustments, up to large-scale reestablishment of police institutions. The author aims to provide useful guidance to those who are in charge of conducting any police capacity building related activities. No matter the scale of the envisaged change, general background knowledge on police is essential in order to understand the implications of change.