Hamburg’s Police Force in Diversity Campaign

Hamburg’s governing body is seeking to recruit residents of diverse cultural orientations. In its recruitment campaign for positions in the police force and fire fighters among other professions it has sought to reach out to minorities.

Hamburg city’s recruitment campaign

With their campaign, “We are Hamburg! Will you join us? They are looking for young people who come from other cultures and with inter-cultural knowledge, experience, and of course language skills.

According to Hamburg’s official city statistics, of the total 10,730 applicants in 2012, 1,908 had an immigrant background, which translates to 17.8%. Also, of the 565 vocational trainees 98 persons were of an immigrant background, representing a share of 17.3%.