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What Do Other Police Officers Wear?

Helinski Finland Mounted Police Icelandic Police "The Icelandic Police can trace its origins to 1778, when the first traces of industry started to appear. The Icelandic police wear black uniforms marked with traditional black The function of each district police department is to main- tain general law and order, prevent crime, investigate crime and other events that threaten public order and safety, to carryo y out traffic control and surveillance and promote traffic safety, and perform all other duties prescribed by law or otherwise assigned to the police in their area. Local also processes licenses and permits such as driving licenses, gun licenses, national ID cards and passports. Local police is must also be notified when organizing public events that may significantly influence local public security and traffic. and white checked markings and the Icelandic police morning star. The working uniform varies from a traditional Royal Canadian Mounted Police service uniform (shirt and trousers) to tactical overalls. The old traditional lcelandic service uniform is now used as a ocal police The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, colloquially known as Mounties, and internally as The Force, is the national police force of Canada, and one of the most recognized of its kind in the world. It is unique in the world as a national, federal, provincial and municipal policing body. The RCMP provides federal policing service to all of Canada and policing services under contract to the three territories, eight provinces (the RCMP does not serve as provincial or municipal police in Ontario and Quebec), more than 190 municipalities, 184 Aboriginal communities and three international airports. dress uniform." Northern Ireland Police POLICE The Police Service of Northern Ireland GC is the police service that covers Northem Ireland. It is the successor to UK Police the Royal Ulster Constabulary. The originally proposed name name was Northem Ireland Police Service; however the abbreviation NIPS was thought inappropriate for a variety of reasons. The final decision was to rename the force to the Police Service of Northern Ireland (incorporating the Royal Ulster Constabulary). Most police officers are members of territorial police forces. Upon taking an oath for one of these forces, they have all the powers and privileges, duties and responsibilities of a constable in one of the three distinct legal systems - either England and Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland, and the territorial waters of that country. North Korea Internal Security The Ministry of Public Security and the State Security Department are responsible for intemal security in North Korea. Although both are government organs, they are tightly controlled by the party apparatus through the Justice and Security Commission and the penetration of their structures by the party apparatus at all levels. The formal public security structure is augmented by a pervasive system of informers throughout the society. Surveillance of citizens, both physical and electronic, also is routine. A148 Iranian Female Police Officers Law enforcement in Iran has 60,000 police personnel served under the Ministry of Interior and Justice, including border patrol personnel. The Police-110 unit specializes in rapid-response activities in urban areas and dispersing gatherings deemed dangerous to public order. Marine police have 100 inshore patrol and 50 harbor boats. In 2003 some 400 United States Police Officer Apart from maintaining order and service functions, the purpose of policing is the investigation of suspected criminal activity and the referral of the results of investigations and of suspected criminals to the courts. Law enforcement, to varying degrees at different levels of government and in different agencies, Italian Carabinieri sor is also commonly charged with the responsibilities of deterring criminal activity and of preventing the successful commission of crimes in progress. Law enforcement agencies are also involved in providing first response to emergencies; the protection of certain public facilities and infrastructure; the maintenance of public order; the protection of public officials; and the operation of some correctional facilities (usually at the local level). women became the first female members of the The Arma dei Carabinieri (English: Corps of Carabineers) is the national gendarmerie of Italy, policing both the military and civilian populations. Portaguese GNR police force since the 1979 Iranian Revolution. Chinese Public Security Members of the GNR are soldiers, who, unlike the officers of the Public Security Police (Portuguese: Polícia de Segurança Pública, PSP), are subject to military law and organisation. The GNR is responsible for providing honor guards and changing of guards ceremonies in public buildings, such as the Assembly of the Republic, the Belém Palace, and the Palace of Necessidades. On a more pragmatic basis, it is also responsible for law enforce- ment in the countryside and small towns (large urban centers are patrolled by the PSP), and providing a national highway patrol and fiscal guard. There are also two military reserve regi- ments: an Infantry Regiment and a Cavalry Regiment. Law enforcement in the People's Republic of China consists of an extensive public security system and a variety of enforcement procedures are used to maintain order in the country. Along with the courts and procuratorates, the country's judicial and public security agencies included the Ministry of Public Security and the Ministry of State Security, with their descending hierarchy of departments, bureaus, subbureaus, and stations. At the Sea Island Conference of the G8 in 2004, Carabinieri were given the mandate to establish a Center of Excellence for Stability Police Units to spearhead the development of training and doctrinal standards for civilian police units attached to international peacekeeping missions. es in public bul Such as the Asse Egyptian Police The Ministry of Interior of Egypt is part of the Cabinet of Egypt. It is responsible for policing and law enforcement. and are primarly concererned with public safety, travel, emigration, passports, port security, and criminal investigation, prison administration, the Central Security Forces, civil defense, police transport, police communications, traffic police, and Tourism and Antiquities Police, police-training institutions, personnel matters for police and civilian employees, and the Policemen's Sports Association, and general administration, budgets, supplies, and legal matters. Afghan Police Officer At a Geneva conference on Afghanistan security in April 2002, the United States and other donor countries agreed to support the rebuilding of the security forces in post-Taliban Afghanistan. The program calls for building the Afghan National Police by requiring a comprehensive, integrated approach that encompasses leadership training, sustaining institutions and organizations, and oversight and internal control mechanisms. Mexico Law Enforcement Law enforcement in Mexico is divided between federal, state, and municipal entities. There are two federal police forces, 32 state police forces (and two for the federal district) and one estimate suggests over 1,600 municipal police forces. With over 500,000 police agents in Mexico, systemic corruption is endemic and police forces are normally poorly trained and underpaid. The govemment has been unable to provide police forces with sufficient pay and protection to make it worthwhile resisting the threats and blandishments of drug traffickers. However, there is an increasing tendency towards militarization of policing. In 2006, 45,000 troops of the Mexican Army were deployed to fight drug cartels. Royal Malaysian Police The police force has been in existence since the 1400s, and is a part of the security forces structure in Malaysia. The force is a centralized organization with responsibilities ranging from traffic control to intelligence gathering. Congolese National Police The Congolese National Police (formerly"Force Publique") was created by the Belgian colonial administration. After the 1960 independence, the Congolese Government created new defence and security forces consisting of the police, the gendarmerie and a national army under the technical assistance of Belgium. After several years of instability, due mainly to governmental changes and the civil war, the Congolese National Police is in dire need of a thorough reform that necessitates material, financial and/or technical assistance. Brazilian Police Officers In carrying out its responsibilities, the regular RMP is also assisted by a support group comprising of Extra Police Constables, Police Volunteer Reserves, Auxiliary Police, Police E Cader The first groups assigned with security duties in Brazilian territory date back to the early sixteenth century. Small, incipient units were designated in the Brazilian coastline, with the main function of fending off hostile foreign invaders. la civilian service element. Peruvian National Police In 1871, law 2033 separated police and judicial The Peruvian National Police (Spanish: Policía Nacional del Perú, PNP) is the national police force functions, creating the general bureaucratic structure and mechanisms still adopted nowadays by local police forces. In 1944, a federal police institution was created. The current of Peru. Its jurisdiction covers the nation's land, sea, and air territories. Formed from the merger of the Investigative Police, the Civil Guard, and the Republican Guard in 1988, it is one of the largest police forces in Latin America. Its mission is to preserve domestic order, public order, and national security, in order to enforce the law and protect the people of Peru. Federal Police department was conceived in 1964. Australian Police In Australia there are two distinct, but similar levels of police force, the various state police forces and the Australian Federal Police (AFP). The state police forces are responsible for enforcing state law within their own states (including cities within the states) while the AFP are responsible for the investigation of crimes against Commonwealth AFP also have responsibility for a community policing role (similar to the state police) in Commonwealth territories such as the Australian Capital Territory. South African Police Service law which occurs throughout the nation. The Carabineros de Chile The South African Police Service is the national police force of the Republic of South Africa. The SAP was renamed the South African Police Service (SAPS), and the Carabineros de Chile are the uniformed Chilean national police force and gendarmerie, created on April 27, 1927. Their mission is to maintain order and create public respect for the laws of the country. They report to the Ministerio de Defensa Nacional (Ministry of National Defense) through the Undersecretary of Carabiniers. Chile also has an investigative police force, the Investigations Police of Chile. Ministry of Law and Order was renamed the Ministry of Safety and Security, in keeping with these symbolic reforms. The new minister of safety and security, Sydney Mufamadi, obtained police training assistance from Zimbabwe, Britain and Canada and proclaimed that racial tolerance and human rights would be central to 3 police training programs in the future. By the end of 1995, the SAPS had incorporated the 10 police agencies from the former homelands and had reorganized at the national level and at the level of South Africa's 9 new provinces. The boundaries between the two levels of law enforcement are somewhat flexible and both state and federal police co-operate on or transfer cases between each other depending on the specific circumstances. Police & Law Enforcement Around the World

What Do Other Police Officers Wear?

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Have you ever wondered what other police officers in the world wear? Many of us have seen the Canadian Mounties and the Bobbies in London, but what about everywhere else? What do they wear? Do they ri...


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