Direction générale de la Gendarmerie Nationale
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The Direction Générale de la Gendarmerie nationale (DGGN) is the department of Interior Ministry (France) with responsibility for operational management of the National Gendarmerie in coordination with the Chef d'État-Major des Armées (CEMA).
Mission and responsibilities
The DGGN administrative responsibilities cover:
The DGGN is headed by the Director General of the National Gendarmerie, who is nominated by the Interior minister and can be:
- General in the National Gendarmerie
- A Magistrate
- Civil Servant (Grade A3 and above)
The DGGN shares responsibilities with the DGPN (Directorate-General of the National Police) in the following areas:
- Directorate General of International Cooperation
- The domestic security Technology and Information systems service
In addition since 2014 a further department is under the joint control of the DGGN, DGPN and the DGSCGC (Directorate-General for Civil Protection and Crises);
- The domestic security Purchasing and logistics service.
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