Neo Nazi supporters perform the Nazi salute. Photo/REUTERS
The far-right extremists include officers known to join in chanting “Heil Hitler” and the Nazi salute.
“We will not allow our democratic constitutional state to be sabotaged from within by far-right extremists,” German Interior Minister Nancy Faeser said Friday.
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He added, “Every case of extremism must have clear consequences.”
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He explained that Berlin would use all current legal options to deal with extremists in the country’s security ranks.
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He will propose legislation to help remove constitutional enemies from public service more quickly.