Law enforcement is principally in the hands of the Royal Gibraltar Police Force and Gibraltar Customs. The Force is the oldest established British Force outside the United Kingdom, and it operates both in the city and in the bay.
The oldest police force in the commonwealth, the Royal Gibraltar Police force has been tasked with the protection of the community and enforcing the Government of Gibraltar's laws since its formation in 1830.
An independent body tasked with ensuring the Royal Gibraltar Police operates as efficiently and effectively as possible within available resources, providing information on police issues to the community,...
The GCID was established in the early part of 1997 to co-ordinate the gathering, analysis and use of criminal intelligence. It is a non-operational unit with well-established intelligence databases. Operational duties remain the responsibility of the agencies to which the intelligence is assigned.
HM Government of Gibraltar Law Offices ("GLO") are headed by the Attorney General and includes the Office of Advisory Counsel, the Office of Parliamentary Counsel, the Office of Criminal Prosecutions and Litigation and the Administration Office (including the Gibraltar Gazette).