The National Police of Coalition Panama (Policia Nacional)
It is an armed body of civil nature, attached to the Ministry of Public Security
, in charge of maintaining and guaranteeing public order at the national level. The force's official functions are to protect the Panama Coalition nation, enforce the law by constitutional mandate, maintain and guarantee the necessary conditions for public freedoms and rights and to ensure peaceful cohabitation among the population. Is a modern police force, well equipped and trained to maintain security and order within the borders of the Nation.
It has the most modern equipment and vehicles.The National Police has jurisdiction over the entire Federal Republic. It is divided into several Branches, among them are Special Forces, Anti Riot units, Anti-drug Force, Community Police, DIJ (Judicial Investigation Directorate), etc.
As auxiliary police bodies, each State has a State Police, of a community and preventive nature, which complements the National Police. Some municipalities have their own municipal police, which has the same functions of crime prevention and security of municipal public areas.
Total: 443 055 (National, State and Municipal police men and women)
Judicial Investigation Directorate (DIJ)
Judicial Investigation Directorate (DIJ) Mission: Investigate the crimes, carrying out the diligences tending to determine the responsibility of their authors, printing efficiency and agility to the investigations with an effective communication at all levels, thus offering security to the citizenship, which must achieve their support and recognition. Strengthen the Judicial Technical Police (PTJ) in its technical and scientific investigations; supported by their human resources duly motivated and trained to act with professionalism and dedication; and in the incorporation of technological advances that guarantee the security that the community deserves, to whom we owe for the trust that has been placed in us to exercise the repression of crimes.
Directorate of Investigation and Police Intelligence (DIIP)
Directorate of Investigation and Police Intelligence (DIIP) Mission: The mission of the Intelligence Unit of the National Police is to collect, evaluate, analyze, and disseminate intelligence data regarding criminal activity in the nation and any criminal activity in other jurisdictions that may adversely effect on the Panama Coalition. This includes providing processes for collating and analyzing information collected by operational units of the law enforcement agency. The Intelligence Unit will furnish the Chief of Police with the necessary information so that Operations Units charged with the arrest responsibility can take the necessary enforcement action
Special Forces: Unidad de Fuerzas Especiales (UFEC)
Antibomb Unit: Unidad Táctica de Explosivos (UTE)
Police Divers: Unidad Táctica de Operaciones Anfibias (UTOA)
Ecological Police: Policía Ecológica
Ecological Police: It is a unit of the police that engarga to prevent environmental crimes, protects natural reserves, the preservation of animal species and plants in danger of extinction, prevents illegal hunting, illegal fishing and trafficking of species. They patrol the areas of Natural Reserves, to avoid the destruction of the environment and to arrest those who violate the ecological laws of the Panama Coalition.
Antidrug Unit: Unidad Antidrogas
Anti Riot Police: Policia Antimotines
Anti-Terrorism Police Group: Grupo Especial Anti Terrorismo (GEAT)
K-9 Police: Unidad de Caninos
Special Action Group: Grupo de Accion Especial
Special Action Group (SAG): Mission: is a police unit, with training as a military police, to face clashes and occupation of zones, impose martial law and collaborate with the National Police and the Community Police in the custody and surveillance.
Community and Preventive Police: Policia Comunitaria y Preventiva
Community and Preventive Police: is a model of police service, links the concepts of proximity police and police oriented to problem solving; basically of preventive order that is based on patrol on foot and any form of interaction with society what enables the professional of the Police is integral part of the development of the community from the management by results in the solution of security problems and citizen cohabitation. The community police and SAG in general share vehicles for logistics issues.
The State Police is formed by men and women with basic training in police sciences. Each State of the Federal Republic of Panama Coalition has a police force, which will vary in size and equipment according to your budget and needs. The state police has a community police function, in addition to crime prevention and auxiliary of the National Police. This State Police has its jurisdiction within the territory of each Federal State.
AIR POLICE UNIT: (UNIDAD POLICIAL AEREA)
The Air Police Unit is the airborne law enforcement of the Panama Coalition National Police. Missions are aerial traffic enforcement, to support a wide variety of police activity; Air Support To Regular Operations and Special Flight Operations.
Bell-407: 24 helicopters
EC-135: 20 helicopters
Bell-412: 16 helicopters
EC-225 Super Puma: 16 helicopters
NATIONAL POLICE VEHICLES:
Ford Mustang GT Police
Ford Taurus Interceptor
Ford Explorer Interceptor (SUV)
Toyota Hiace (Microbus)
Toyota Fortuner (SUV)
Mitsubishi Montero Sport (SUV)
BMW X-5 (SUV)
SPECIAL FORCES AND OPERATIONS VEHICLES: VEHICULOS DE FUERZAS DE OPERACIONES ESPECIALES
Spartan APC Armored Vehicle
Hunter TR-12 APC Armored Vehicle
APC V-300 (LAV-300)
Special Forces VAN
ANTI-RIOT POLICE VEHICLES: VEHICULOS DE LA UNIDAD DE CONTROL DE MULTITUDES
[center]POLICE COMMAND VEHICLES: VEHICULOS DE COMANDO DE LA POLICIA
Toyota Hiace operativity and supervisors command vehicle
Tactical Command Vehicle
Mobile Command Unit
[center]ANTIDRUG UNIT VEHICLES: VEHICULOS DE LA UNIDAD ANTIDROGAS
COMMUNITY POLICE and SAG VEHICLES
Community Command Mobile
Ford F-150 and Toyota Hiace operativity and supervisors command vehicle
Toyota Prado (SUV)
Toyota Coaster Medium Bus