Who we are

May we introduce ourselves?

We are the approx. 100 employees of the department “Verfassungsschutz” (Agency for the Protection of the Constitution) of the Ministry of the Interior in Brandenburg. Our job is to inform the parliament, the minister and the public about political threats to the democratic order we live in.

Head of the department is Frank Nürnberger
Tel.: +49 (0)331 866-2500, Fax: +49 (0)331 866-2055

Heiko Homburg is head of the public relations office and will answer your questions concerning Verfassungsschutz in Brandenburg.
Tel.: +49 (0)331 866-2509, Fax: +49 (0)331 866-2055
E-Mail: Heiko.Homburg@mik.brandenburg.de).

Your questions are important to us

Do you have any questions?
We are happy to answer them for you. Here are a couple of very frequently asked questions:

  • Is "Verfassungsschutz" a cold-war relic?
  • What exactly are they doing and who has an eye on them?
  • What´s the difference between the "Verfassungsschutz" and the Police?
  • How can I get information if the "Verfassungsschutz" has stored any data on me?


Click here for brief answers.  Please e-mail your further questions.