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"The Deutsche Volkspolizei (DVP, German for "German People´s Police"), commonly known as the Volkspolizei or VoPo, was the national police force of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) from 1945 to 1990. The Volkspolizei was a highly-centralized agency responsible for most civilian law enforcement in East Germany, maintaining 257,500 personnel at its peak. It was part of the Armed organs of the GDR." - ( 30.01.2020)

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[Relation to person or institution] Volkspolizei
[Relation to person or institution] National People´s Army
Was used / Created Ministerium des Innern (DDR)

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