North Cyprus Police

North Cyprus benefits from a modern and well-equipped police force that carries out various tasks apart from just crime fighting.  The police force has traffic, immigration, drug and fraud divisions for example, and visitors to North Cyprus will be pleased to know that they are very quick to deal with any crime committed against tourists – although rest assured, such crimes are very infrequent.

The police force of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus reports to and is overseen by the Security Council and Ministry of the Interior, with the Commander in Chief sitting on the Council along with representatives from the Ministries of Interior and Defence and the President too.

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