Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Info about various police organizations in Italy


Here are some links about various police (law enforcement) organizations in Italy:

      • The Carabinieri Force – "The Official Site" – Source: web site
        • CARABINIERIIn Italian Only – "Storia, tradizioni, informazioni sul reclutamento, novità e notizie sull'Arma, con sezioni dedicate ai rapporti con il cittadino ed al ritrovamento delle opere d'arte ..."
      • Carabinieri – ". . . (formally Arma dei carabinieri, "arm of carabineers" or "corps of carabiniers" is the national military police of Italy, policing both military and civilian populations. Since 2001 is one of the four Italian Armed Forces, before was incorporated in the Italian Army." – Source: Wikipedia – "The Free Encyclopedia" – In multiple languages
      • Corpo Forestale dello StatoIn Italian Only – "" – Source: web site – ""
      • State Forestry Corps – "An agency under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, the CFS acts as a park ranger force responsible for protecting Italy's natural resources, the environment, countryside and ecosystems, especially national parks and national forests." – Source: Wikipedia – "The Free Encyclopedia" – In multiple languages
      • Guardia di FinanzaIn Italian Only – "insieme per la legalità" – Source: web site – ""
      • Guardia di Finanza – "English: Financial Guard) is an Italian law enforcement agency under the authority of the Minister of Economy and Finance and part of the Italian armed forces. The Guard is essentially responsible for dealing with financial crime and smuggling; it has also evolved into Italy's primary agency for suppressing the drugs trade." – Source: Wikipedia – "The Free Encyclopedia" – In multiple languages
      • POLIZIA PENITENZIARIAIn Italian Only – "Al servizio del Paese" – Source: web site – "Sito Ufficiale del Corpo di Polizia"
      • Polizia Penitenziaria – "(Italian for Penitentiary Police) is a law enforcement agency in Italy. Subordinate to the Italian Ministry of Justice, the Polizia Penitenziaria operate the Italian prison system as corrections officers." – Source: Wikipedia – "The Free Encyclopedia" – In multiple languages
      • Polizia di Stato – "" – Source: web site – "Welcome to the official website of the Polizia di Stato - Italian National Police." – In English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
      • Polizia di Stato – "(State Police or P.S.) is one of the national police forces of Italy. It is the main police force for providing police duties and it is also responsible for highway patrol (autostrade), railways (ferrovie), airports (aeroporti), customs (together with the Guardia di Finanza) as well as certain waterways, and assisting the local police forces." – Source: Wikipedia – "The Free Encyclopedia" – In multiple languages
    • polizia provinciale (provincial police) – ". . . is a general term used to identify provincial-level police forces. Each Italian province can by statute have its own police force (more or less like the American county police, but with much less power), but most of them have not instituted one for lack of fundings or because it is deemed "not necessary"; most of the provinces that have their own police are located in Northern Italy." – Source: Wikipedia – "The Free Encyclopedia" – In multiple languages
    • Municipal police (Italy) – "The polizia municipale are the municipal police of Italy responsible to the mayors of the various municipalities of Italy. Traffic control is their main function in addition to enforcing statal, regional and local laws regarding commerce, legal residence, pets and other administrative duties." – Source: Wikipedia – "The Free Encyclopedia" – In multiple languages
  • Law enforcement in Italy – ". . . is provided by eight separate police forces, six of which are national groups in Italy" – Source: Wikipedia – "The Free Encyclopedia" – In multiple languages
  • Roman police & carabinieri – "The police in Italy are divided into two main forces; the polizia and the carabinieri.The police in Italy are divided into two main forces; the polizia and the carabinieri." – Source: Rome File – "Rome city guide & tourist information"
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That's it for Wednesday, 18 April 2012: mercoledì, 18 aprile 2012

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