Wake up service 16/11: Safety council meeting โ€ข Cameras flashing appendages

Good morning! Today, mayors are discussing the corona measures, and smart cameras can now catch motorists holding their phones.

Today it is again changeable weather with a lot of cloudy and some showers. In the course of the afternoon it becomes drier and the sun breaks through more often. It‘s about 12 degrees, and it keeps blowing firm.

Are you going on the road? Here you will find the overview of the activities. Check the timetable for the track here.

What can you expect today?
What did you miss?

The police are increasingly using drones and are also buying more in the coming years. At the moment, the police have 60 drones, but that should be 130 in two years. The drones were deployed around 600 times last year, this year they went into the air about 800 times.

Now police drones are used mainly in road accidents and in the maintenance of public order. But in the future, the police also want to use them in matters such as explosive reconnaissance, the search for properties where drugs are produced and as support for the water police.

Other news from the night:
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Especially abroad they are amazed by it: campaign commercials from the German government that deal with corona with humor (and also a serious message).

In the campaign videos, elderly people will tell in the future about the tough fight against corona in 2020. โ€œAn invisible danger threatened everything we believed in. The fate of this country was suddenly in our hands.โ€

So, he continues, had they done what was expected of them: โ€œAbsolutely nothing at all. We were as lazy as pigs. Our bank was the front, our patience was the weapon.โ€

The films were received with enthusiasm (and abroad with some surprise about so much humour in the German government), but there is also criticism.

Especially the first campaign movie is much shared, this is him – with subtitles:

Good Monday!