Famous Police Officers from Germany

List of notable or famous police officers from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top police officers born in Germany and even some popular police officers who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German police officers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These police officers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known police officer from Germany is included when available.

Norbert Poehlke and Erich Mielke are included on this list along with many more.

This historic police officers from Germany list can help answer the questions "Who are some German police officers of note?" and "Who are the most famous police officers from Germany?" These prominent police officers of Germany may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected German police officers.

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  • Andreas Waschburger

    Andreas Waschburger is a German professional swimmer, specialising in Open water swimming. He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
    • Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Saarbrücken, Germany
  • Antje Möldner-Schmidt
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    Antje Möldner-Schmidt (born 13 June 1984) is a German track and field athlete who specialises in middle distance running and the 3000 metres steeplechase.
    • Age: 38
    • Birthplace: Babelsberg, Germany
  • Ariane Friedrich, born Tempel (born 10 January 1984 in Nordhausen) is a German high jumper. She won the silver medal at the 2009 World Championships and represented Germany at the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Olympics. She is the German outdoor record holder in the event with a best of 2.06 m, although this is 1 cm less than the indoor record held by Heike Henkel.She became German champion in 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010, and represents the club LG Eintracht Frankfurt. Controversy arose in 2012 when she named an alleged stalker on Facebook, potentially violating German privacy laws.
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Nordhausen, Germany
  • Betty Heidler (born 14 October 1983) is a retired German track and field athlete who competed in the hammer throw. She held the world record from 2011 until 2014 with her personal best throw of 79.42 m (260 ft 6 in).
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
  • Bibiana Steinhaus
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    Bibiana Steinhaus is a German football referee. She was the first female referee in German professional football. She became a professional referee in 1999 by officiating matches in the Women's Bundesliga, after that she was selected to officiate in the Regionalliga. In 2003, she was the main referee for the 2002–03 Women's DFB-Pokal final between 1. FFC Frankfurt and FCR 2001 Duisburg. She was also selected for the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, UEFA Women's Euro 2009 and 2010 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. On 15 April 2011, she was one of 16 referees for the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup where she officiated two group stage matches before she was selected to officiate the final between ...more
    • Age: 43
    • Birthplace: Bad Lauterberg, Germany
  • Carolin Leonhardt
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    Carolin Martina Leonhardt (born 22 November 1984 in Lampertheim, Hesse) is a German sprint canoer who has competed since the 2000s. She won two medals at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens with a gold in the K-4 500 m and a silver in the K-2 500 m events. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she won a silver in the K-4 500 m. Leonhardt has also won fifteen medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with six golds (K-4 200 m: 2005, 2007, 2009; K-4 500 m: 2005, 2007; K-1 4 x 200 m: 2011), eight silvers (K-2 1000 m: 2009, 2010, 2013; K-4 200 m 2006, K-4 500 m: 2006, 2009, 2011; K-4 1000 m: 2006), and a bronze (K-4 1000 m: 2005).
    • Age: 38
    • Birthplace: Lampertheim, Germany