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Former Hitler Police Official Held on Murder Charges

Dr. Herbert Zimmerman, an attorney, who was Hitler’s chief of security police at Bialystok in 1944, was arrested here today. He was accused of having ordered the shooting of 100 Jews in the Bialystok prison.

After the war, Dr. Zimmerman, who is now 52, went “underground. ” After the general amnesty in 1954, he opened a law office in Munich under his own name and be came prominent as an attorney. He later moved to this city, bur was traced here and arrested after some ex-Hitler commandos standing trial in another case, had implicated him.