Horst Herold

 

 

Age: 95

 

Summary: German police officer and president of the Federal Criminal Police Office of Germany from 1971 to 1981 whose method for the systematic manhunt of Red Army Faction terrorists called Rasterfahndung (dragnet) was introduced under his leadership, who also authored several essays on policing.

 

 

Cause of Death: Brief illness

 

Born: October 21, 1923

 

Died: December 14, 2018

 

Location: Nuremberg, Germany