The Federal Commissioner for the Records of the State Security Service of the former German Democratic Republic, also known as the Stasi Records Agency or BStU, is an upper-level federal agency of Germany that preserves and protects the archives and investigates the past actions of the former Stasi, which served as the secret police and foreign intelligence organization of the communist German Democratic Republic . Since March 2011, Roland Jahn has been head of the agency.
The agency is subordinate to the Representative of the Federal Government for Culture . As of 2012, it had 1,708 employees.
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