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List of Law Enforcement Agencies

A law enforcement agency (LEA) is any agency which enforces the law. This may be a special, local, or state police, federal agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) or the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Also, it can be used to describe an international organization such as Europol or Interpol. This is a list of law enforcement agencies, organized by continent and then by country.

International

Africa

Algeria

Angola

Benin

Botswana

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cameroon

Cape Verde

Central African Republic

Chad

Comoros

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Republic of the Congo

Côte d'Ivoire

Djibouti

Egypt

Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

Ethiopia

Gabon

Gambia

Ghana

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Kenya

Lesotho

Liberia

Libya

Madagascar

Malawi

Mali

Mauritania

Mauritius

Morocco

Mozambique

Namibia

Nationwide
Municipalities

Niger

Nigeria

Rwanda

Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic

São Tomé and Príncipe

Senegal

Seychelles

Sierra Leone

Somalia

South Africa

Sudan

Eswatini

Tanzania

Togo

Tunisia

  • Ministry of Interior
    • Direction Générale de la Sûreté Nationale (Police)
    • Direction Générale de la Garde Nationale (National Guard)
    • Office National de la Protection Civile (Firefighter)
  • Ministry of Finance
    • Direction Générale des Douanes (Customs)
  • Ministry of Justice
    • Direction Générale des Prisons et de la Rééducation (Prisons Guards)
  • Presidency
    • Direction Générale de la Sécurité du Chef de l'Etat et des Personnalités Officielles (Presidential Guards)

Uganda

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Asia

Afghanistan

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Bhutan

Brunei

Cambodia

People's Republic of China

Mainland China

A woman asking a Hong Kong policeman for directions.

Hong Kong

Macau

ROC Coast Guard patrol boats

Republic of China (Taiwan)

India

Indian Police Service 

Central (federal) law enforcement agencies

State law enforcement agencies

Indonesia

Iran

Iraq

Israel

Japan

Japanese Mitsubishi GTO patrol car

Jordan

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea)

Republic of Korea (South Korea)

Kuwait

Kyrgyzstan

Laos

Lebanon

Malaysia

Police Counter-terrorist Force Pasukan Gerakan Khas during stormed the patrol vessel drill.
Malaysian Ministry of Home Affairs

Malaysian Ministry of Finance

Prime Minister's Department (Malaysia)

Military of Malaysia

Maldives

Mongolia

Myanmar

Nepal

Oman

Pakistan

A personnel of the Sindh Police in uniform with a handgun on his belt.

Federal

Provincial

Joint Army & Federal

Philippines

PSG SRU operators march during a parade in counter-terrorist combat gear. Note that they're marching with a mix of G36 and G36C assault rifles.
Philippine National Police boat on the Iloilo River, Iloilo City
National
Local

Qatar

Saudi Arabia

Singapore

Sri Lanka

Syria

Tajikistan

Thailand

East Timor

Abu Dhabi Police Chevrolet Camaro used for publicity

Turkmenistan

United Arab Emirates

Dubai Police vehicle at the entrance of Dubai Gold Souk
Emirati level

Uzbekistan

The National Security Service NSS; in Uzbek Milliy Xavfsizlik Xizmati, MXX

Vietnam

National
  • Vietnam People's Public Security (Công an Nhân dân Vi?t Nam) under control of Ministry of Public Security (B? Công an Vi?t Nam), divides into:
    • Vietnam People's Police (C?nh sát Nhân dân Vi?t Nam) consists of:
      • Traffic Police (C?nh sát Giao thông), for traffic control and enforcement
      • Judiciary Police (C?nh sát B?o v? và H? tr? T? pháp), for judiciary and executive enforcement
      • Rapid Response Police - also known as 113 Police (C?nh sát Ph?n ?ng Nhanh/C?nh sát 113), for rapid criminal countering
      • Criminal Police (C?nh sát Hình s?), for criminal investigation
      • Drug Investigation Police (C?nh sát ?i?u tra Ma túy), for drug countering and investigation
      • Corruption Investigation Police (C?nh sát ?i?u tra Tham nh?ng), for corruption investigation
      • High Tech Investigation Police (C?nh sát ?i?u tra Công ngh? cao), for high tech criminal investigation
      • Administrative Police (C?nh sát Qu?n lý Hành chính), for administrative and resident services
      • Environmental Police (C?nh sát Môi trng), for environmental law enforcement
      • Fire and Rescue Police (C?nh sát Phòng cháy Ch?a cháy và C?u n?n C?u h?), for firefighting, search and rescue missions
      • Prison Guard (C?nh sát Tr?i giam), for prison management and control
      • Mobile Police (C?nh sát C? ng), for riot and terrorist countering
      • Protective Guard (C?nh v?), for protective services of the State and Communist Party leaders
      • Order Police (C?nh sát Tr?t t?), for public order response
      • Security Police (C?nh sát B?o v? M?c tiêu), for protective services of properties and personnel
    • Vietnam People's Security (An ninh Nhân dân Vi?t Nam) consists of:
      • Cyber Security (An ninh M?ng), for cyber and internet affairs
      • Immigration Security (An ninh Xu?t nh?p c?nh), for immigration management, airport and seaport entry
      • Intelligence Service (Tình báo), for intelligence collection and investigation
      • Ciphering Service (C? y?u), for protection of top secret documents
      • Border Checkpoint Security (An ninh C?a kh?u), for border checkpoint entry
      • Social Security (An ninh Xã h?i), for social issues
      • Secret Service (Ngo?i tuy?n), for intelligence collection in secrecy
      • Political Security (An ninh Chính tr?), for political protection
      • Financial and Monetary Security (An ninh Tài chính và Ti?n t?), for financial investigation
      • Economical Security (An ninh Kinh t?), for economical investigation
      • Agricultural and Rural Security (An ninh Nông nghi?p Nông thôn), for rural issues
      • Information and Communication Security (An ninh Thông tin và Truy?n thông), for information, press and media investigation
Local
  • Provincial/Municipal Public Security (Công an T?nh/Thành ph? Tr?c thu?c Trung ng)
    • District/Town/Provincial City Public Security (Công an Qu?n/Huy?n/Th? xã/Thành ph? Tr?c thu?c T?nh)
      • Commune/Ward/Township Public Security (Công an Xã/Phng/Th? tr?n)

Yemen

Europe

Albania

Andorra

Armenia

Austria

Federal
Car of the Austrian Finanzpolizei
VW Touran in the Austrian Police livery
Standard vehicle of the Austrian Justizwache
Municipalities

Azerbaijan

Bailiwick of Guernsey

Bailiwick of Jersey

Belarus

Belgium

Federal level

  • Federal police (1 federal force for the entire country, responsible for specialized and supra-local policing as well as support to the local police)

Local level

  • Local police (189 local forces for 189 police zones that encompass either one muninicipality or multiple municipalities, responsible for basic policing)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech police car in Prague in 2016.

Czech Republic

National
Municipal

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

National

Republican Guard Infantry in ceremonial uniform.
Police municipale Peugeot car in Antibes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Municipal

Overseas France

Georgia

Germany

German Bundespolizei (federal police) Eurocopter Super Puma
New Bundespolizei offshore patrol vessel BP 81 Potsdam

Federal

Landespolizei (state police) officer in Hamburg (Germany)

State

Car of the Stadtpolizei in Frankfurt

Municipalities

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

A member of the motorcycle unit of the Garda Síochána.

Isle of Man

"Carabinieri" in Florence, Italy

Italy

National
Guardia di Finanza police in central Rome.
Polizia di Stato Lamborghini Gallardo
Provincial
  • Polizia Provinciale (Provincial Police) that mainly enforce hunting and fishing laws, it consists of several organizations (not a LEA by itself)
Municipal
  • Polizia Municipale (Municipal Police; originally called the Vigiles or Vigili Urbani), it consists of several organizations (not a LEA by itself)

Kazakhstan

  • (National Police o Kazak Militsiya o ? ?)

Latvia

Lichtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malta

Moldova

Monaco

Montenegro

The Netherlands

Dienst Speciale Interventies (DSI) composed of department of Defense, Police and the Department of Justice

North Macedonia

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Civilian

Military

Romania

Russia

San Marino

Serbia

Slovakia

Car of National Police in Slovakia
National
Municipal

Slovenia

Spain

National
Autonomous communities
Municipal

Sweden

Switzerland

Swiss police car

Turkey

Ukraine

United Kingdom

Territorial police forces

Territorial police forces' area in the UK

National police forces

National non-police law enforcement forces

Service police forces

British Overseas Territories police forces

MOD overseas police forces

Overseas service police forces

  • British Indian Ocean Territory Joint Service Police Unit
  • Cyprus Joint Police Unit
  • Falkland Islands Joint Service Police Security Unit
  • Gibraltar Joint Provost and Security Unit

Vatican

North America

Antigua and Barbuda

Bahamas

Barbados

Belize

Bermuda

Canada

A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer stands watch over detained migrants aboard R-V Strait Hunter, which was simulating a migrant vessel, May 8, 2012, in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, during exercise 120508-N-IL267-082

Federal

Provincial

Municipal

Costa Rica

Cuba

Dominica

Dominican Republic

El Salvador

Grenada

Guatemala

Haiti

Honduras

Jamaica

Mexico

Federal

Nicaragua

Panama

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Lucia

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Trinidad and Tobago

United States

Bat Masterson (standing second from right), Wyatt Earp (sitting second from left), and other Deputy Marshals during the Wild West era. Some of the earliest types of law enforcement in the U.S.
Modern day Deputy Marshals getting prepared for a raid.

Federal

United States Department of State (DOS)
United States Department of the Treasury
United States Department of Defense (DOD)

The Department of Homeland Security

Department of the Army

Department of the Navy

Department of the Air Force

National Security Agency

United States Department of Justice (DOJ)
United States Department of the Interior (USDI)
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
United States Department of Commerce (DOC)
United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
United States Department of Education (ED)
United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Customs officers board a ship at the US Canada border
United States Department of Transportation (DOT)
Other federal law enforcement agencies

State and local

Territorial police

Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
Territory of Guam
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Territory of American Samoa
Territory of the United States Virgin Islands

Railroad Police

Oceania

Australia

Federal

Service Police

State

Fiji

Kiribati

Marshall Islands

Federated States of Micronesia

Nauru

New Zealand

Palau

Papua New Guinea

Pitcairn Islands

Samoa

Solomon Islands

Tonga

Tuvalu

Vanuatu

South America

Argentina

Federal

Armed Forces of Argentina

Provincial

Each one of Argentina's twenty-three provinces has its own Provincial Police force.

Local

Bolivia

Brazil

Chile

Colombia

Ecuador

Guyana

Panama

Paraguay

Peru

Suriname

Uruguay

Venezuela

Disbanded agencies

Note: Many of these fall under the definition of secret police and derive from that list.

Austria

Costa Rica

Czechoslovakia

Germany

Federal Republic of Germany
East Germany
Nazi Germany

Fascist Italy

Panama Canal Zone

Second Polish Republic

People's Republic of Poland

Philippines

Communist Romania

Former Soviet Union/Russia


See also

References

  1. ^ "aseanapol.org.my". 2012. Archived from the original on 18 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Kyrgyzstan / Asia & South Pacific / Member countries / Internet / Home - INTERPOL". www.interpol.int.
  3. ^ EJPD. "Eidgenössisches Justiz- und Polizeidepartement". www.kobik.ch.
  4. ^ DASG
  5. ^ ONI Police

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