World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Policía Canaria

Article Id: WHEBN0031212188
Reproduction Date:

Title: Policía Canaria  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Law enforcement in Spain, Policía Foral, Servicio de Vigilancia Aduanera, Ertzaintza, Spain
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Policía Canaria

General Police Corps of the Canary Islands
Cuerpo General de la Policía Canaria (Spanish)
Common name Policía Canaria
Agency overview
Formed June 30, 2010
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction* Autonomous Community of Canary Islands, Spain
Governing body Government of the Canary Islands
Constituting instrument Ley del Cuerpo General de la Policía Canaria (28 May 2008)
General nature
Operational structure
Sworn members 100 (to be 1,700)
Parent agency Ministry of Presidency, Justice and Security
Website
http://www.gobiernodecanarias.org/cgpoliciacanaria/
Footnotes
* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.

The Policía Canaria are the police force of the autonomous community of the Canary Islands, Spain.[1] It was formed in 2010 by Paulino Rivero, the President of the Canary Islands.

Role

The Ley del Cuerpo General de la Policía Canaria (English: Law of the General Police Corps of the Canary Islands), passed on 28 May 2008 by the Parliament of the Canary Islands, states that the functions of the police force include the guarding and protection of people, bodies, buildings, facilities and units of the autonomous community and its instrumental bodies, and to ensure compliance with the regulations and orders issued by the organs of the community, among others.

This regional police work consists of the General Police Corps Canaria and the local police bodies of the 88 municipalities canaries. The hundred agents configured promotion pimera General Body only.

One hundred agents, 92 men and 8 women, made up the first promotion of Police Canary in a presentation ceremony held on June 30 of 2010 at the Academy of Security Canaria Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the regional president said that this was only the first step in a deployment that will reach 1,700 officers in several phases.

His first mission was to celebrate the Festival of the Virgen de las Nieves, on the island of La Palma.

According to the Law of the General Police Canaria, adopted on 28 May 2008 by the Parliament of the Canary Islands, the functions of the police force include the surveillance and protection of persons, bodies and buildings, establishments and units autonomous community and its instrumental bodies, and ensure compliance with the provisions and orders issued by the bodies unique community, among others.

References

  1. ^ Moreno, Gorka (7 May 2010). "La Policia Foral exporta su modelo a Canarias".  

External links

  • Official site
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.