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Encyclopedia > Law enforcement in Peru

The national police force in Perú is called Policía Nacional del Perú or PNP. They are the state police force, but serve many of the same roles in the cities that local police forces assume in other countries, such as traffic control at intersections. Peruvian cities (or Lima-area districts) each have their own Serenazgo forces, which perform patrol duties like a neighborhood watch and call upon the PNP as needed. National police are the primary source of law enforcement activities in some countries, such as Italy, France and Japan, and are organised on a national basis. ... - Peru (Spanish: República del Perú) is a country in western South America, bordering Ecuador and Colombia to the north, Brazil to the east, Bolivia to the east, south-east and south, Chile to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Construction site safety. ... Nickname: Location within Lima Region Lima shown within Peru Coordinates: , Country  Peru Region Lima Region Province Lima Province Settled 1535 Government  - Mayor Luis Castañeda Lossio Area  - City 804. ... This article is about the local crime prevention organization. ...

Historic Civil Guards now abolished

  • Civil Guard (Peru), formed as main preventive police force of Peru in 1924, later became General Police which in 1988 merged into new National Police

Polish Prevention Detachment New York City Police Department patrol car Police or Law Enforcement agents or agencies are empowered to use force and other forms of legal coercion and legal means to effect public and social order. ...

Historical secret police organizations

  • Seguridad del Estado (State Security)
  • División Contra el Terrorismo (Anti-Terrorism Division)

External link

  • (Spanish) Official site
Law enforcement in South America

Argentina · Bolivia · Brazil · Chile · Colombia · Ecuador · Guyana · Panama · Paraguay · Peru · Suriname · Trinidad and Tobago · Uruguay · Venezuela For the band, see The Police. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ...

Dependencies, autonomies and other territories

Aruba · Falkland Islands · French Guiana · Netherlands Antilles · South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands



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