Investigations Police of Chile

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Investigations Police of Chile
Policía de Investigaciones de Chile
Abbreviation PDI
Policia de Investigaciones de Chile.svg
Logo of the Investigations Police of Chile
Motto Honor, Disciplina y Lealtad
Honour, Discipline and Loyalty
Agency overview
Formed June 19, 1933[1]
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
National agency
(Operations jurisdiction)
Legal jurisdiction As per operations jurisdiction.
General nature
Operational structure
Overviewed by Dirección General
Headquarters Santiago de Chile
Sworn members 5,379
Agency executive Hector Espinosa Valenzuela, Director General[2]
Stations 128
Website (in Spanish)

Investigations Police of Chile (Spanish: Policia de Investigaciones de Chile, PDI) are the civilian police of Chile. Founded in 1933, it is one of two Chilean police bodies, along with the military police Carabineros de Chile.[3] The PDI is the principle law enforcement arm of the Public Ministry of Chile in criminal investigation.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Efemérides". Policia. Retrieved 30 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Bachelet nombró a Marco Antonio Vásquez como nuevo director de la PDI". Cooperativa. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Chilean Constitution

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