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 Asia Europe North America Oceania South America Disbanded

International

Africa

Algeria

Angola

  • Republic of Angola Police Force

Benin

  • Gendarmerie Nationale
  • Republican Police of Benin

Botswana

Burkina Faso

Burundi

  • Gendarmerie Nationale

Cameroon

  • Cameroonian Police

Cape Verde

  • Polícia Judiciária
  • Polícia Nacional

Central African Republic

Chad

  • National Police of Chad
  • Gendarmerie Nationale

Comoros

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Republic of the Congo

Côte d'Ivoire

Djibouti

  • Gendarmerie Nationale

Egypt

  • Egyptian Police Service

Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

Ethiopia

Gabon

  • Gendarmerie Nationale

Gambia

Ghana

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Kenya

  • National Police Service

Lesotho

Liberia

Libya

  • Libyan National Police

Madagascar

  • Gendarmerie Nationale
  • Presidential Security Regiment
  • Police Publique

Malawi

Mali

  • Gendarmerie Nationale

Mauritania

  • Gendarmerie Nationale
  • Police Nationale

Mauritius

Morocco

Mozambique

Namibia

Nationwide
Municipalities

Niger

  • Gendarmerie Nationale

Nigeria

Rwanda

Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic

São Tomé and Príncipe

Senegal

  • Gendarmerie Nationale

Seychelles

  • Seychelles Police Force

Sierra Leone

Somalia

South Africa

Sudan

  • Sudanese Police Service

Eswatini

  • Royal Eswatini Police Service

Tanzania

Togo

  • Gendarmerie Nationale

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

Hong Kong

Macau

Republic of China (Taiwan)

India

Indian Police Service 

Central (federal) law enforcement agencies

State law enforcement agencies

Indonesia

Iran

Iraq

Israel

Japan

Jordan

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea)

Republic of Korea (South Korea)

Kuwait

Kyrgyzstan

Laos

Lebanon

Malaysia

Malaysian Ministry of Home Affairs

Malaysian Ministry of Finance

Prime Minister's Department (Malaysia)

Military of Malaysia

Maldives

Mongolia

Myanmar

Nepal

Oman

Pakistan

Federal

Provincial

Philippines

National
Local

Qatar

Saudi Arabia

  • Royal Saudi Arabian Police Force
  • Saudi Arabian Traffic Police Force
  • Saudi Arabian Border Guard
  • Saudi Arabian Coast Guard
  • Saudi Arabian Customs and Immigration Department
  • Mabahith (Secret Service)
  • Hay'ah (Religious Police)

Singapore

Sri Lanka

Syria

Tajikistan

Thailand

East Timor

Turkmenistan

United Arab Emirates

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 Việt Nam) under control of Ministry of Public Security (Bộ Công an Việt Nam), divides into:
    • Vietnam People's Police (Cảnh sát Nhân dân Việt Nam) consists of:
      • Traffic Police (Cảnh sát Giao thông), for traffic control and enforcement
      • Judiciary Police (Cảnh sát Bảo vệ và Hỗ trợ Tư pháp), for judiciary and executive enforcement
      • Rapid Response Police - also known as 113 Police (Cảnh sát Phản ứng Nhanh/Cảnh sát 113), for rapid criminal countering
      • Criminal Police (Cảnh sát Hình sự), for criminal investigation
      • Drug Investigation Police (Cảnh sát Điều tra Ma túy), for drug countering and investigation
      • Corruption Investigation Police (Cảnh sát Điều tra Tham nhũng), for corruption investigation
      • High Tech Investigation Police (Cảnh sát Điều tra Công nghệ cao), for high tech criminal investigation
      • Administrative Police (Cảnh sát Quản lý Hành chính), for administrative and resident services
      • Environmental Police (Cảnh sát Môi trường), for environmental law enforcement
      • Fire and Rescue Police (Cảnh sát Phòng cháy Chữa cháy và Cứu nạn Cứu hộ), for firefighting, search and rescue missions
      • Prison Guard (Cảnh sát Trại giam), for prison management and control
      • Mobile Police (Cảnh sát Cơ động), for riot and terrorist countering
      • Protective Guard (Cảnh vệ), for protective services of the State and Communist Party leaders
      • Order Police (Cảnh sát Trật tự), for public order response
      • Security Police (Cảnh sát Bảo vệ Mục tiêu), for protective services of properties and personnel
    • Vietnam People's Security (An ninh Nhân dân Việt Nam) consists of:
      • Cyber Security (An ninh Mạng), for cyber and internet affairs
      • Immigration Security (An ninh Xuất nhập cảnh), for immigration management, airport and seaport entry
      • Intelligence Service (Tình báo), for intelligence collection and investigation
      • Ciphering Service (Cơ yếu), for protection of top secret documents
      • Border Checkpoint Security (An ninh Cửa khẩu), for border checkpoint entry
      • Social Security (An ninh Xã hội), for social issues
      • Secret Service (Ngoại tuyến), for intelligence collection in secrecy
      • Political Security (An ninh Chính trị), for political protection
      • Financial and Monetary Security (An ninh Tài chính và Tiền tệ), for financial investigation
      • Economical Security (An ninh Kinh tế), for economical investigation
      • Agricultural and Rural Security (An ninh Nông nghiệp Nông thôn), for rural issues
      • Information and Communication Security (An ninh Thông tin và Truyền thông), for information, press and media investigation
Local
  • Provincial/Municipal Public Security (Công an Tỉnh/Thành phố Trực thuộc Trung ương)
    • District/Town/Provincial City Public Security (Công an Quận/Huyện/Thị xã/Thành phố Trực thuộc Tỉnh)
      • Commune/Ward/Township Public Security (Công an Xã/Phường/Thị trấn)

Yemen

Europe

Albania

Andorra

Armenia

Austria

Federal
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 Republic

National
Municipal

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

National

  • Administration pénitentiaire (Department of Corrections)
    • Équipe régionale d’intervention et de sécurité (SWAT teams)
  • Douane (Customs)

Municipal

Overseas France

Georgia

Germany

Federal

State

Municipalities

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

Isle of Man

Italy

National
Provicial
  • 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 • Kazak Militsiya • Полиция Казахстана)

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

National
Municipal

Slovenia

Spain

National
Autonomous communities
Municipal
  • Policía Municipal (also known as Policía Local or Guardia Urbana) in every town and city.
  • Autoridad Portuaria (Port Police)

Sweden

Switzerland

  • Border Guard Corps
  • Federal Office of Police
    • Cybercrime Coordination Unit Switzerland (CYCO) German: Koordinationsstelle zur Bekämpfung der Internetkriminalität (KOBIC), (French: Service de coordination de la lutte contre la criminalité sur Internet (SCOCI), Italian: Servizio di coordinazione per la lotta contro la criminalità su Internet (SCOCI))[3]
  • Cantonal police (French: Police cantonale, German: Kantonspolizei, Romansh: Polizia Chantunala, Italian: Polizia cantonale)
  • Municipal police (French: Police municipale, German: Stadtpolizei, Romansh: Polizia Cumûnala, Italian: Polizia Municipale)

Turkey

Ukraine

United Kingdom

Territorial police forces

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

Federal

Provincial

Municipal

Costa Rica

Cuba

Dominica

  • Royal Dominica Police Force

Dominican Republic

  • Policia Nacional Dominicana
  • Dirección Nacional de Control de Drogas (DNCD)
  • Departamento Nacional de Investigaciones (DNI)

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

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)
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

  • Nauru Police Force

New Zealand

Palau

Papua New Guinea

Pitcairn Islands

Samoa

Solomon Islands

Tonga

  • Royal Tongan Police Service

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.

  • Buenos Aires Provincial Police (Policía Bonaerense)
  • Santa Fe Provincial Police (Policía de la Provincia de Santa Fe)
  • Córdoba Provincial Police (Policía de la Provincia de Córdoba)
  • Tucumán Provincial Police (Policía de la Provincia de Tucumán)
  • Chaco Provincial Police (Policia de la Provincia del Chaco)
  • San Juan Provincial Police (Policia de la Provincia de San Juan)
  • San Luis Provincial Police (Policia de la Provincia de San Luis)
  • Formosa Provincial Police (Policia de la Provincia de Formosa)
  • Neuquén Provincial Police (Policia de la Provincia de Neuquén)
  • Chubut Provincial Police (Policia de la Provincia de Chubut)
  • Santa Cruz Provincial Police (Policia de la Provincia de Santa Cruz)
  • Tierra del Fuego Provincial Police (Policia de la Provincia de Tieraa del Fuego)
  • Rio Negro Provincial Police (Policia de la Provincia de Río Negro)
  • La Pampa Provincial Police (Policia de la Provincia de la Pampa)
  • Catamarca Provincial Police (Policia de la Provincia de Catamarca)
  • Santiago del Estero Provincial Police (Policia de la Provincia de Santiago del Estero)
  • Salta Provincial Police (Policia de la Provincia de Salta)
  • Jujuy Provincial Police (Policia de la Provincia de Jujuy)
  • Misiones Provincial Police (Policia de la Provincia de Misiones)
  • La Rioja Provincial Police (Policia de la Provincia de La Rioja)
  • Entre Ríos Provincial Police (Policia de la Provincia de Entre Ríos)
  • Corrientes Provincial Police (Policia de la Provincia de Corrientes)
  • Mendoza Provincial Police (Policia de la Provincia de Mendoza)

Local

Bolivia

Brazil

Chile

Colombia

Ecuador

Guyana

  • Law enforcement in 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

Czechoslovakia

Germany

Federal Republic of Germany
East Germany
Nazi Germany

Fascist Italy

Panama Canal Zone

Second Polish Republic

  • Policja Państwowa (State Police)

People's Republic of Poland

Philippines

Communist Romania

Former Soviet Union/Russia

See also

References

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