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Law enforcement in Serbia

Serbian Police
Serbian Police badge
Agency overview
Formed 1992
Employees 42,740 (2006)
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
National agency Serbia
Governing body Ministry of Internal Affairs (Serbia)
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters Belgrade
Minister responsible Ivica Dačić, Ministry of Internal Affairs
Agency executive Milorad Veljović, Police Director
Helicopters Aérospatiale Gazelle
Bell 206
Bell 212
Sikorsky S-76

The Serbian Police (

  • Police Directorate
  • Ministry of Internal Affairs
  • Organigram of the Ministry of Interior
  • OSCE Study on policing in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - by Richard Monk (2001)
  • Police Reform in Serbia: Towards the Creation of a Modern and Accountable Police ServiceOSCE Report - by Mark Downes (2004)
  • Policing the Economic Transition in Serbia: An assessment of the Serbian Police Service's capacities to fight economic crimeOSCE Report - by Reto Brunhart and Novak Gajić (2005)
  • Police Reform in Serbia: Five Years Later - by Branka Bakic and Novak Gajic (2006)

External links

  1. ^ a b c d "Policing Profiles of Participating and Partner States". OSCE. 11 July 2007. Retrieved 29 May 2007. 


See also



This is a list of vehicles used by law enforcement agencies in Serbia:

Type of vehicles

The law enforcement education in Serbia, is provided through the Basic Police Training Centre and the Criminal and Police Academy's. Within the Training Centre there are local educational centres in: Makiš, Belgrade, Kula, Klisa, Petrovo Selo, Jasenovo, Mitrovo Polje and Kuršumlijska Banja.[1]

Education and training

The Counter-Organized Crime Service (SBPOK), was a stable structure out of the police service (Public Security Sector) that reported directly to him, as the only operational police unit reporting directly at the political level. The intention was to recruit some of the best and most experienced Serbian investigators to SBPOK. They are regarded as the best anti-organized crime unit in eastern and southern Europe.


Special units

There are 161 local police stations across the country, 62 border patrol stations and 49 traffic police stations.[1] As of September 30, 2006, the Ministry of Internal Affairs has a total of 42,740 employees, 26,527 of these are uniformed officers of which 6.9% are female officers.[1]

  • Department for Organization, Prevention and Community Policing,
  • Department for Public Peace and Order and Other Police Affairs,
  • Department for Special Actions, Intervention Police Formation, Defense Preparations and Reserve Preparation,
  • Department for Control of Legitimacy of Work, and
  • Department for Staffing, Improvement and Police Equipping.

The Ministry's General Police Directorate operates five separate departments, the:



  • Organization 1
    • Special units 1.1
    • SBPOK 1.2
  • Education and training 2
  • Type of vehicles 3
    • Rotorcraft 3.1
  • Gallery 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7


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