Security

Police co-operation

Criminals do not stop at national borders. That is why international police co-operation, which is extremely important and will become more so in the future, is vital. more more

Protection and Security

Under the Federal Act on Measures for Safeguarding National Security the Federal Office of Police in cooperation with the cantonal authorities is responsible for protecting government officials and buildings including those falling under the international obligations of Switzerland. more more

Structure of the Swiss Police

The federal system of Switzerland and the division into three levels – municipal, cantonal and federal level – is also reflected in the structure of the Swiss police. more<br>
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