Hans Josef Horchem
| Hans Josef Horchem |
(lawyer, judge, spook, terror expert)
Erp, Erfstadt, Germany
|Died||3 August 2004 (Age 77)|
He worked as a judge in Aachen from 1955 to 1957. In the 1960's he had a senior job in Köln at the Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz. From 1969 to 1981 he lead the Landesamtes für Verfassungsschutz in Hamburg. He has been accused of monitoring political activists, and possibly getting the more effective ones fired.
Hans Josef Horchem spoke at the seminal 1979 Jerusalem Conference on International Terrorism on "Pre-Empting Terror."
- Otto Köhler: Deutsche Ruhmesblätter. sopos.org, in Ossietzky 2/2003