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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)

 

VISION

A law enforcement Agency of Repute

MISSION

To provide a professional policing Service, in partnership with the Community

VALUES

Botho

Excellence 

Integrity

Teamwork

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 Branch
  • Anti-Stock Theft Branch
  • Traffic Branch

Crime Investigations

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

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)
  • Botswana Police College
  • International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA)
Ministry Contact Details

Postal Address

Public Relations Officer
P/Bag 0012, Gaborone

Physical Address

CBD, Gaborone
Zambezi Towers Floor 3

Tel : +267 399 3815 / 19 / 20/ 21 /  74 / 78
Fax : +267 397 2404
Email : police [at] gov.bw