Federal Department of Justice and Police

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Federal Department of Justice and Police
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Agency overview
Formed 1848
Jurisdiction Federal administration of Switzerland
Headquarters Bern
Employees 2,203[1]
Annual budget Expenditure: CHF 1.4 billion
Revenue: CHF 130.8 million
(2009)[1]
Minister responsible Simonetta Sommaruga, Federal Councillor
Website www.ejpd.admin.ch

The Federal Department of Justice and Police (German: Eidgenössisches Justiz- und Polizeidepartement, French: Département fédéral de justice et police, Italian: Dipartimento federale di giustizia e polizia) is one of the seven departments of the Swiss federal government. It is headed by a member of the Swiss Federal Council, the Swiss justice minister. Until 1979, the department was known as the Department of Justice and Police.

Organisation[edit]

The Department is composed of the following offices and institutes:[2]

The following independent authorities are affiliated to the FDJP for administrative purposes:

List of heads of the department[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Swiss Federal Chancellery. "The Swiss Confederation – a brief guide 2009". 
  2. ^ "Organization Chart FDJP". Federal Department of Justice and Police. Retrieved May 2008. 

External links[edit]