National Police Directorate (Norway)

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National Police Directorate
Politidirektoratet
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Seal of the Norwegian Police
Hammersborggata with Politidirektoratet and Oslo Sentrum Police Station - 2007.04.03.jpg
Government agency overview
Formed 2002
Jurisdiction Norwegian government
Ministry of Justice and Public Security
Headquarters Hammersborggt. 12, Oslo, Norway
Government agency executives Odd Reidar Humlegård, National Police Commissioner and head of the police in Norway
Vidar Refvik, Assistant National Commissioner
Website https://www.politi.no/politidirektoratet/

National Police Directorate (Norwegian: Politidirektoratet) a government agency subordinate the Ministry of Justice and Public Security which heads the Norwegian Police Service. The directorate is led by the National Police Commissioner (Politidirektør), who since 2012 has been Odd Reidar Humlegård.[1]

In Norway there is only one police force. The organisation of the Norwegian Police is largely based on the principle of an integrated police, that is that all the functions of the police are collected in one organisation.

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  1. ^ Hamnes, Leif (17 August 2012). "Politimestrene uenige om Humlegård er rett mann til å bli ny politidirektør". Teknisk Ukeblad (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 17 August 2012. Retrieved 17 August 2012. 

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Coordinates: 59°54′54.29″N 10°45′3.20″E / 59.9150806°N 10.7508889°E / 59.9150806; 10.7508889