Macau Security Force

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The Macau Security Force (Chinese: 澳門保安部隊; pinyin: Àomén Bǎoān Bùduì; Portuguese: Forças de Segurança de Macau) is Macau's public security body under the Secretariat for Security, responsible for handling government activities ranging from law enforcement to public safety.

History[edit]

On December 20, 1999, the various police force branches of Macau (Security Forces of Macau and Judiciary Police), under the jurisdiction of Security and Justice departments (except the customs police, who were reassigned to the Financial Service Department) were assigned to the Forças de Segurança de Macau (FSM, Macau Security Force), under the supervision of the secretary of security (security department). At the time of the handover of Macau to the People's Republic of China, plans were in place to modernize the police force with the goal of better positioning the force to combat organized crime and to stop illegal immigration.

Heads[edit]

  • Public Security Force Bureau - Director Chan Peng Sam
  • Public Security Force - Director Chan Peng Sam
  • Public Security Police - Director Lei Siu Peng
  • Judiciary Police - Director Wong Sio Chak
  • Unitary Police Service - Commissioner General José Proença Branco

Macau Security Forces Training College[edit]

Macau Security Forces Training College
Escola Superior das Forças de Segurança de Macau
澳門保安部隊高等學校
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TypePublic
Established1976
Location

MSF Joint Center of Instruction was created in 1976 to attract membership from the public. The current training school was created in 1988 to provide higher level of training.

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