Federal Office of Police
|(in German) Bundesamt für Polizei|
(in French) Office fédéral de la police
(in Italian) Ufficio federale di polizia
(in Romansh) Uffizi federal da polizia
|Jurisdiction||Federal administration of Switzerland|
|Parent agency||Federal Department of Justice and Police|
The Federal Office of Police (Fedpol, German: Bundesamt für Polizei, French: Office fédéral de la police, Italian: Ufficio federale di polizia, Romansh: Uffizi federal da polizia) of Switzerland is subject to the Federal Department of Justice and Police. It is responsible for the coordination between cantonal police corps and between Swiss and foreign police forces. It also controls the Swiss internal intelligence agency, Dienst für Analyse und Prävention or DAP (Analysis and Prevention Service) and investigates organised crime, money laundering and terrorism.
The fedpol publishes yearly report on domestic security. Its investigative arm is the Federal Criminal Police, which operates a small special operations unit — Task Force TIGRIS — whose existence was not made public until 2009.
- Directorate and Staff
- International Police Cooperation Bureau (INTERPOL Bureau)
- Federal Criminal Police
- Swiss Coordination Unit for Cybercrime Control (CYCO)
- Task Force TIGRIS
- AFIS/DNA Services Division
- Identity Documents and Special Tasks Division
- ICT Management and Services Division
- National Police Information Systems Division
- Federal Security Service
- Security of Persons Division ― Dignitary Protection and Security of Foreign Missions and Foreign Visitor Protection and Aviation Security.
- Building Security Division - Property Security Section, Property Protection Section and Management Support Division.
- Resources Group