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The NRW police on Instagram
Sometimes pictures say more than 1000 words. And we also have more than enough stories. Visit our colleagues on Instagram.

The Instagram profiles of the NRW police authorities in alphabetical order:

Data protection on Instagram

Instagram users share their user profile pictures and communicate either via so-called microblogs or by sharing or commenting on their audiovisual content. Since October 2019, registration has been mandatory on the website, similar to the mobile application.

The police in NRW publicly maintain various profiles on Instagram, which can be found via search. Many police authorities have an Instagram profile. As a rule, similar profiles are offered at the bottom of the selected profile so that you can browse through other police profiles from there.

Information on data protection when using Instragram

When accessing the police services, personal user data, i.e. data that can be used to identify you personally, is collected. Please note that the scope of the data transfer depends on whether you access the Instagram page anonymously or are already logged in with your own Instagram profile.

In its privacy policy, Instagram describes in general terms what information Instagram receives and how it is used. There you will also find information on how to contact Instagram. The privacy policy is available at the following link We do not know how your data is processed or used in detail.

Polizei NRW uses the technical platform of Instagram Inc, 1601 Willow Road, Menlow Part, CA, 94025, USA. Instagram is part of the Facebook group of companies and shares infrastructure, systems and technology with Facebook and other Facebook companies (

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