Name of the organization
The Joint Terrorism Response Center / Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution
The Joint Terrorism Response Center, established at the end of 2004 in Berlin, is not a separate authority but a joint cooperation and communication platform of 40 national authorities in the field of internal security.
Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution
Combating terrorism through the cooperation of different intelligence and police actors - supplemented by flanking measures in the field of aliens law as well as a long-term effective coordination of preventive and repressive needs (holistic approach).
The strengthening of inter-agency cooperation and the intensification of cooperation with representatives of law enforcement also create a culture of trust which is indispensable for the early identification and defense of dangers.
A key element of the success of the GTAZ is the cooperation between intelligence and police institutions and actors. A prerequisite for their co-operation under one roof was the establishment of two separate pillars, namely in the form of the intelligence services and the police information and analysis center (NIAS and PIAS).
Current case studies, preparation of hazard prognoses, medium- and long-term analyzes in different working groups (Arbeitsgruppen: AG):
AG Daily review
AG Hazard assessment
AG Operational information exchange
AG "Cases / analyzes on Islamic terrorism"
AG Islamist-terrorist personal potential
AG Transnational Aspects
AG Statutory Accompanying Measures
Intelligence Board (NIAS only)