Forensic law enforcement: About working with mentally ill offenders

The horror of Brokstedt’s knife attack reverberates. Such perpetrators are often mentally ill and then end up with chief physician Christian Oberbauer, head of the correctional system at the Psychiatric Center in North Baden. in the starinterview, he talks about why such crimes occur and how the perpetrators are treated there.

Dr. Oberbauer, the fatal attack on the regional train near Brokstedt unsettled many people. Last year there were said to have been 82 knife attacks on trains, almost twice as many as in the previous year. As a trained doctor, how would you behave in such a case?
I too had no choice but to retreat and call for help. Heavy enough on the train.

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