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Botswana Police Service

Areas of Responsibility

MANDATE

To protect life and property, prevent and detect crime, repress internal disturbances, maintain security and public tranquility, apprehend offenders, bring offenders to justice, duly enforce all written laws with which it is directly charged and generally maintain peace. Police Act, Cap 21:01 at Section 6 (1)

Departments/Sections of the Ministry
  • Operations
  • Crime Investigations
  • Support Services
Departments/Sections and Key Functions

Operations

  • South Central Division
  • Southern Division
  • North Central Division
  • Northern Division
  • North West Division
  • Operations¬†
  • Anti-Stock Theft
  • Traffic Branch

Crime Investigations

  • Forensic Science Services (FSS)
  • Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
  • Internal Affairs
  • Criminal Intelligence Branch (CRIB)
  • Cyber Forensics
  • International Relations

Support Services

  • Strategy Development and Performance Monitoring (SD&PM)
  • Special Support Group (SSG)
  • Transport and Telecommunications Branch (TTB)
  • Departmental Management Services (DMS)
  • Air Support Branch
  • Development, Finance and Procurement (DFP)
  • Training (Botswana Police College)
  • International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA)
Ministry Contact Details

Botswana Police Service

Lot 4, Government Enclave

Private Bag 0012

Gaborone

Botswana

Tel. (+267) 3951161

Fax. (+267) 3973723

Email: police [at] gov.bw