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Law enforcement in Austria

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Law enforcement in Austria

An Austrian Police car in the new Federal Police livery

Law enforcement in Austria is the responsibility of the Directorate General for Public Security, a subdivision of the Federal Ministry of the Interior located at Herrengasse 7 in Vienna.

Law enforcement in Austria underwent restructuring on 1 July 2005. The public security police, the criminal investigation service and the

  • (German) Bundeskriminalamt
  • (German) Polizei

External links

  2. ^ Interpol entry Retrieved 15 May 2007


See also

Special units

Law enforcement agencies


  • Law enforcement agencies 1
    • Special units 1.1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

The phone number 059133 connects you to the nearest police station anywhere in Austria. The emergency number is 133.

Over 20,000 police officers are on duty in the Federal Police at more than 1,000 police stations. On lakes and rivers the federal police has over 70 boats and other craft to act as the Water police.


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