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Republic of Cyprus

Police work is divided into four principal areas, each administered by an Assistant Chief of Police. These four are:

- Administration

- Operations

- Training

- Support Services

The administrative organisation and structure of the Police is as follows:

Departments at Police Headquarters

- Administration & Human Resources Department

- Traffic Department

- Crime Combating Department

- Technological Development Department

- Information Technology Department

- Criminalistic Service Department

Police Divisions

- Nicosia

- Limassol

- Larnaca

- Ammochostos

- Paphos

- Morphou

- Kerynia (does not operate due to its occupation by Turkish troops)

Fire Service – it operates as an independent Division

Police Units

- Immigration Office

- Drug Law Enforcement Unit

- Cyprus Police Academy

- Emergency Response Unit

- Presidential Guard

- Central Intelligence Service

- Police Border Marine

- Cyprus Police Aviation Unit


- European Union and International Police Cooperation Directorate

- Directorate of Airports Security

- Finance Directorate

- Professional Standards, Audit and Inspection Directorate

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