Over a thousand police officers were out in force in the city after mass sex attacks marred the event a year ago.
Hopkins said she believed the police did a “fantastic job” and drew comparisons with the reaction in Germany to the sex scandals in Rotherham – where widespread child sexual abuse and grooming took place.
“Why can’t we call a spade a spade?” Hopkins thundered on LBC.
“Why must we tiptoe around other cultures?
Katie Hopkins flew into a rage over the Cologne sex attacks
She went on: “I am concerned we are happy to sacrifice white women… white girls at the altar of political correctness of cultures that have chosen to join us.
“Where white girls have been treated as nothing in order to protect the cultural sensitivities of others.”
Cologne Police chief Juergen Mathies has hit back at accusations his officers unfairly targeted North African men.
“I reject this negative criticism,” he said.
“The clear aim was to prevent similar events to the previous year.”
Police were out in force in Cologne on New Year’s Eve
Mr Mathies added: “Their characteristics were such that potential crimes could indeed be expected.”
Approximately 100 people were arrested in Cologne overnight on Saturday however it has not been made clear whether the 650 detainees were among that figure.
Henriette Reker, the mayor of Cologne, said she was “happy and relieved” that the night had not seen a repeat of the mass attacks of a year ago.
An estimated 50,000 people gathered in front of Cologne Cathedral to ring in the new year.
I am concerned we are happy to sacrifice white women
The eight men were found guilty of offences that took place between 1999 and 2003.
Sageer Hussain, Mohammed Whied, Ishtiaq Khaliq, Waleed Ali, Asif Ali, Masoued Malik, Basharat Hussain and Naeem Rafiq.
An official inquiry into exploitation in Rotherham in 2014 by Professor Alexis Jay concluded that 1,400 children had been raped, trafficked and attacked between 1997 and 2013 by gangs of largely Asian men, and that the victims were effectively ignored.