Brazilian Federal Police


Brazilian Federal Police

Infobox Law enforcement agency
agencyname = Federal Police Department
nativename = Departamento de Polícia Federal
commonname = Federal Police
abbreviation = DPF
patch = Policia_federal_logo.jpg
patchcaption = Stylised patch of the Polícia Federal

logocaption =
badge =
badgecaption =


flagcaption =
motto =
mottotranslated =
mission =
formed = November 16, 1964
preceding1 =
employees =
volunteers =
budget =
country = Brazil
federal = Yes


mapcaption =
sizearea =
sizepopulation =
legaljuris =
governingbody =
governingbodyscnd =
constitution1 =
police = Yes
overviewtype =
overviewbody =
headquarters = SAS Quadra 6, Brasília, Brazil
hqloc

hqlocleft =
hqloctop =
hqlocmappoptitle =
sworntype =
sworn =
unsworntype =
unsworn =
electeetype =
minister1name =
minister1pfo = Ministério da Justiça
chief1name = Luiz Fernando Corrêa
chief1position = Diretor Geral
parentagency =
child1agency = Brazilian Federal Highway Police
unittype = Major unit
unitname = collapsible list |title=8 |Tactical Operations Command (COP) |National Police Academy (ANP) |National Criminalistics Institute (INC) |National Identification Institute (INI) |Immigration Police Unit (CGPI) |Marine Police Unit (NEPOM) |Police Intelligence Unit (DIP) |Technical-Scientific Unit (DITEC)
officetype =
officename =
stationtype =
stations =
lockuptype =
lockups =
vehicle1type =
vehicles1 =
boat1type =
boats1 =
aircraft1type =
aircraft1 =
animal1type =
animals1 =
website = http://www.dpf.gov.br/
footnotes =

The Polícia Federal (in English: "Federal Police") is the federal police force of Brazil, whose main assignments are the investigations of crimes against the Federal Government or its organs and companies, the combat of international drug trafficking and terrorism, and immigration and border control police (includes airport and water police).

Equipment

The Federal Police Department issues all agents graduating from the National Police Academy a Glock 17 or Glock 19 or Glock 26 according to the agent's preference. Other equipment include the recent acquired G36C and the H&K MG4.

ee also

* Brazilian Federal Highway Police
* Military Police of Brazilian States
* Policing in Brazil
* Civil Police of Brazilian States

External pages

* [http://www.dpf.gov.br/ Official website, in Portuguese]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Federal Highway Police — Infobox Law enforcement agency agencyname = Federal Highway Police nativename = Polícia Rodoviária Federal commonname = abbreviation = PRF patch = Brasaoprf.jpg patchcaption = logocaption = badge = badgecaption = flagcaption = motto =… …   Wikipedia

  • Federal Railroad Police — Infobox Law enforcement agency agencyname = Federal Railroad Police nativename = Polícia Ferroviária Federal commonname = Federal Railroad Police abbreviation = PFF patch = patchcaption = logocaption = badge = badgecaption = flagcaption = motto …   Wikipedia

  • Brazilian order of precedence — v · d · e Orders of precedence …   Wikipedia

  • Brazilian identity card — The identity card diversely named in Portuguese cédula de identidade (identity bill) cartão/carteira de identidade (identity card) or RG (from Registro Geral, General Registry), depending on the state is the national official identity document in …   Wikipedia

  • Brazilian passport — The Brazilian passport is the official document for foreign travel issued by the Brazilian government, through the Brazilian Federal Police. The passport complies with both Mercosur and ICAO standards.About the Green (old) and Blue (new)… …   Wikipedia

  • Brazilian Intelligence Agency — Infobox Government agency agency name = Brazilian Intelligence Agency nativename = Agência Brasileira de Inteligência nativename a = nativename r = logo width = logo caption = The Brazilian Intelligence Agency s Logo seal width = seal caption =… …   Wikipedia

  • Brazilian Identity Card — The identity card diversely named in Portuguese cédula de identidade (identity bill) cartão/carteira de identidade (identity card) or RG (from Registro Geral , General Registry), depending on the state is the national official identity document… …   Wikipedia

  • Brazilian Armed Forces — Forças Armadas Brasileiras Parade of cadets of Academia Militar das Agulhas Negras in ceremony of the Marlins to new graduates. Service branches …   Wikipedia

  • Federal institutions of Brazil — This is a list of the federal institutions of Brazil:Legislative branch*National Congress, Congresso Nacional :*Chamber of Deputies, Câmara dos Deputados :*Senate of Brazil, Senado Federal *National Court of Audit, Tribunal de Contas da União… …   Wikipedia

  • police — /peuh lees /, n., v., policed, policing. n. 1. Also called police force. an organized civil force for maintaining order, preventing and detecting crime, and enforcing the laws. 2. (used with a pl. v.) members of such a force: Several police are… …   Universalium


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.