By decree of the Führer the party post of Reichsführer-SS, held by Himmler, is formally combined with the newly established government post of Chief of the German Police. Himmler is steadily increasing his powers.
The Labour Service, Reichsarbeitsdienst (RAD) is created. Its began in 1931 when Chancellor Heinrich Brüning authorized the formation of state-sponsored labour camps to help ease unemployment, the Freiwillige Arbeitsdienst (FAD). These camps were controlled by individual states and their use varied greatly across the country. When Hitler became chancellor he soon appointed Konstantin Hierl as Secretary of State for the Labour Service, the control of which was transferred from the states to the central government. The RAD was used for various tasks, mainly for reclaiming land for farming, helping with the harvests and construction roads, but also for various emergence relief projects.