Sûreté Nationale (Morocco)
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|Formed||16 May 1956|
|Governing body||General Directorate for National Security|
|Police officers||46,000 (2004)|
The National Security or Moroccan Police (French: Sûreté nationale, Arabic: الأمن الوطني Al-'Amn al-Waṭaniy) is the authoritative and main State police body of Morocco. The Sûreté Nationale is tasked with upholding the law and public order. It was founded on 16 May 1956 by King Mohammed V. By 2007 the police had 46,000 personnel.
- "National Police: 52 years of service to the nation and citizens". maroc.ma. 15 May 2008.
- "La police de proximité est née". La Gazette du Maroc. 24 February 2004. Archived from the original on 16 January 2014.
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