The European Police-Trainer Conference (EPTC) will take place on Wednesday 10.03.2021 and Thursday 11.03.2021 at the Exhibition Center in Nuremberg.

Topics and speakers

Eckhard Niebergall:

  • 1975 – 2017 Hesse State Police (Germany)
  • including 20 years Frankfurt PD (Germany)
  • Riot control
  • Anti Drug operations
  • Execution of warrants
  • Executive protection
  • Certified and active firearms instructor (national & international)
  • Chief-Instructor for defensive tactics, CQB, executive protection
  • Co-developer of the INTERACT-DEFENSE-TRAINING®
  • 1998 – 2017 Hesse State Police Academy, Wiesbaden (Germany)

Stefan Beck:

PD Beck is the actual department superintendent of IV. BPA Nürnberg (riot police)

  • The history of ambushes and lessons learned
  • Enhance situational awareness
  • Understand and utilize technology that can assist

John is President of Team One Network, LLC a company established to test, evaluate, train and market various manufacturers‘ products to the Law Enforcement community as related to officer survival. John led a team of instructors that pioneered the integration of formalized training doctrine with practical field experience. These cutting edge, realistic tactical training courses have become an industry standard. John was a Lieutenant with the DOD Police, where he served as a special reaction team leader and is a past President of FOP Middle Forge Lodge 100. He is Vice President of the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI) John has written numerous articles that have been published on police training related subjects.

  • Experiences from Israel
  • Critical analysis of the Paris attacks
  • Cooperation between police and rescue services

Speaker: Prof. Dr. med. L. Latasch

  • 1974-1981 Studium der Humanmedizin an der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt/Main
  • 1981 Promotion
  • 1981-1986 Assistenzarzt am Zentrum für Anästhesie und Wiederbelebung des Klinikums der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt/Main
  • 1986 Facharztanerkennung
  • 1986 Schmerzzentrum Mainz (Alice Hospital)
  • 1987-1989 Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfallklinik (BGU), Frankfurt/Main
  • 1990 Stipendiat am Zentrum für Anästhesie und Wiederbelebung des Klinikums der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt/Main
  • 1992-2004 Oberarzt am Institut für Anästhesiologie und Schmerztherapie des Krankenhaus Nordwest, Frankfurt/Main
  • 1993 Habilitation (Anästhesiologie)
  • 2003 Professur
  • 2005 Ärztlicher Berater Notfallmedizin (Gesundheitsamt Frankfurt/Main)
  • 2006-2018 Übernahme der ärztlichen Leitung Rettungsdienst (ÄLRD) für die Stadt Frankfurt


  • Flugmedizin I und II (Fürstenfeldbruck), Bestellung zum Flughafenarzt, Bestellung zum ‚‚Leitenden Notarzt” (Magistrat der Stadt Frankfurt/Main).
  • Qualifizierung in Tauchmedizin, Transfusionsbeauftragter, Ärztlicher Leiter Rettungsdienst (ÄLRD)
  • Fachkundenachweis Rettungsdienst, Strahlenschutz und Strahlenschutz Tätigkeitsgruppe 3
  • Zusatzbezeichnung: „Notfallmedizin”, ‚‚Sportmedizin“, „spezielle Schmerztherapie“, und “,‚Suchtmedizinische Grundversorgung“.
  • Seit 2009 Ausbildung im European Community Civil Protection Mechanism (CMI, OPM, OMC, ICC, MBC und HLC).
  • Physical and mental requirements for service dogs and service dog handlers
  • Training steps in cooperation with the deployment training
  • Possibilities and limits of use
  • Primary and secondary injuries
  • Possible late effects
  • hazard assessment

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Markus Rothschild

  • 1981-1988 Medical studies and education at the Freie Universitaet Berlin Internships in Hong Kong (1984) und North-Borneo (1986)
  • 1988 Final medical exam („Approbation“)
  • 1988-1995 Scientific assistant at the Institute of Legal Medicine of the Freie Universitaet Berlin
  • 1989 Promotion zum Dr. med. (magna cum laude)
  • 1993 Doctor of Legal Medicine
  • 1995-2001 Full forensic scientist at the Institute of Legal Medicine of the Freie Universitaet Berlin
  • 1999 Associate Professor of Legal Medicine (Berlin)
  • August 1998, Juli 1999, Juli 2000 Contribution to the Tribunal Forensic Program in Bosnia (ICTY) and Kosovo (ICTY/UNMIK)
  • 2000 Award of the Konrad Händel-Stiftung (German Association of Legal Medicine) for the research in wound ballistics
  • 2001-2002 Professor of Legal Medicine at the Medico-Legal Centre of the Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main
  • May & July 2002 Contribution to the program „The Missing“ of the ICRC, Geneva
  • Since September 2002 Director of the Institute of Legal Medicine of the University in Cologne
  • Since 2004 Vice-president of the German Society of Legal Medicine
  • Since 2011 Vice Dean (Study & Teaching) of the Medical Faculty of the University of Cologne
  • General legal aspects
  • Consequences of unpredictability in the hands of criminals
  • Independent action of service dogs as a source of particular legal uncertainty

Prof. Dr. Volker Erb ist Professor für Strafrecht und Strafprozessrecht an der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz. Forschungsschwerpunkte sind u.a. Rechtfertigungsgründe (insbesondere Notwehr) und das strafprozessuale Ermittlungsverfahren.

  • Tactical gaze guidance under stress
  • Comparison between MEK and patrol service
  • Optimization of training and further education
  • Basics and practical training applications for operative forces
  • Back to the future – an insight into security research


Corinna Rott

  • Universität Maastricht, Niederlande – Abschluss: Juli 2019 – B.A. Psychologie und Neurowissenschaften
    Bachelorarbeit, Forschungsschwerpunkt:
    Kombination von menschlicher Intelligenz und Infrarot-Unterstützungssystem im Sinne der Terrorismusbekämpfung.
  • Universität Maastricht, Niederlande – Erwarteter Abschluss: Juli 2020 – Master in Rechtspsychologie
  • Mitwirkung an Trainingsmaßnahmen von Polizeien auf nationaler und internationaler Ebene in der Verhaltenserkennung (BD)

Ralf Krüger

  • 1975 Eintritt in den damaligen Bundesgrenzschutz
  • Seit 1983 Wechsel an die heutige Bundespolizeiakademie, Bereich Polizeitraining
  • 1984 sportfachliches Studium an der Trainerakademie der Deutschen Sporthochschule in Köln
  • 2002 Wechsel in den Bereich der Luftsicherheit
  • Seit 2010 Mitwirkung in internationalen Arbeitsgruppen im Bereich Luftsicherheit zum Thema Behaviour Detection (BD)
  • Mitwirkung an einem Forschungsprojekt der Bundespolizei zum Thema der polizeilichen Verhaltenserkennung
  • Referent und Trainer von Polizeien auf nationaler und internationaler Ebene in der polizeiliche Verhaltenserkennung (PVE)
  • Situation reports from France and the USA
  • possible reasons
  • preventive measures
  • Actions and equipment of militant demo participants
  • Police resources and tactics
  • Lessons learned

Albert Y C Lee is a lifetime member of International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI). He is also a member of Polizeitrainer in Deutschland (Pid). He was a Superintendent (Retired) of the Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF) working up through the rank as a police constable. An 30 year veteran, he was the officer in charge of the Weapons Training Division of the HKPF responsible to provide use of force training for more than 28,000 officers. He is also a qualified firearms Instructor and an expert witness in court of law. Mr. Lee has been involved in Use of Force training for the past 30 years, which includes training police officers around the world including China and Hong Kong. He has been practicing martial-art (Wing Tsun) since 1977 and operating a martial-art school in Hong Kong. To-day, there are branches established in New Zealand and Singapore.

European Policetrainer Conference 2021 – Practical Training

  • Develop affective tactical options responding to various types of events
  • Review and enhance tactics to counter multiple types of situations
  • Enhance situational awareness, mindset and will to survive

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