Cape Verde National Police

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The Cape Verde National Police is one of the island nation of Cape Verde's two police forces.[1] The National Police answers to the Cape Verde Interior Ministry. The other force, the Cape Verde Judicial Police is under the authority of the Cape Verde Ministry of Justice.

According to Interpol The National Police has four sub-commands, (1) the Public Order Police; (2) the Border Police; (3) the Customs Police; (4) and the Maritime Police.[1]

The National Police has a training academy in Praia, Cape Verde's capital.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Cape Verde". Interpol. Retrieved 2018-03-23. "Law enforcement services in Cape Verde are provided by a combination of police departments under the Ministry of Justice or Ministry of Interior." 
  2. "Interior Ministry names 118 new National Police officers and announces plan to combat crime". Asemana. 2010-03-01. Retrieved 2018-03-24. "Speaking at the National Police school in Praia, Lopes will announce a series of measures aimed at reinforcing public safety throughout the country."