General Commissariat
of Judiciary Police
Comisaría General de Policía Judicial
Emblem of the Spanish National Police Corps Judiciary Police Commissioner General.svg
Emblem of the General Commissariat of Judiciary Police
Agency overview
FormedNovember 10, 1958; 63 years ago (1958-11-10)
JurisdictionSpain
HeadquartersMadrid, Spain
Agency executive
Parent agencyDirectorate-General of the Police
Websitewww.policia.es

The General Commissariat of Judiciary Police (Spanish: Comisaría General de Policía Judicial, CGPJ) is an intelligence service within the National Police Corps of Spain responsible for the investigation of organized crime, economic and monetary crimes or cybercrime. CGPJ is also in charge of investigating drug trafficking, gambling control and collecting intelligence for the police corps.

The CGPJ was created in 1958 as General Commissariat of Criminal Investigation (CGIC)[3] and renamed as General Commissariat of Judiciary Police in 1978.[4]

Units of the CGPJ

The units that form the General Commissariat of Judiciary Police are:[5]

General Secretariat

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The Secretary-General supports and assists the Commissary-General, analyzes and plans its general lines of action, and manages matters relating to the personnel regime and means attached to it. It is also responsible for the data banks of the General Commissariat.

Organized Crime and Drugs Unit

The Organized Crime and Drugs Unit (UDYCO) investigates and prosecutes criminal activities related to drug trafficking and organized crime at both national and transnational levels. It also works as the operational coordination and technical support of its territorial units. This unit also contains:

Unit of Specialized and Violent Delinquency

The Unit of Specialized and Violent Delinquency (UDEV) assumes the investigation and prosecution of criminal activities, at national and transnational levels, related to heritage, especially historical and artistic heritage, consumption and environment, criminal offenses in the field of doping in sport, the use of new Technologies, family and children, and crimes against persons and sexual freedom, as well as the operational coordination and technical support of the respective territorial units. From this Unit will depend:

GRECO Unit emblem
GRECO Unit emblem

Criminal Intelligence Central Unit

The Criminal Intelligence Central Unit (UCIC) is responsible for the collection, reception, analysis, treatment and development of information related to criminality, as well as activities in the field of foresight and strategy. UCIC also assume the function of coordinating information of police interest. This Unit and the territorial units of intelligence, on which they are functionally dependent, assume the development of the criminal intelligence function.

Unit of Economic and Fiscal Delinquency

The Unit of Economic and Fiscal Delinquency (UDEF) assumes the investigation and prosecution of criminal activities, nationally and internationally, in matters of economic and fiscal delinquency, as well as the operational coordination and technical support to the respective Territorial Units. From this Unit will depend:

Technological Research Unit

The Technological Research Unit (UIT) assumes the investigation and prosecution of criminal activities that involve the use of ICT and cybercrime at national and transnational level. This unit will depend on:

See also

References

  1. ^ Un experto en drogas y crimen organizado, nuevo comisario general de Policía Judicial
  2. ^ Ministerial Order INT/1578/2016, de 30 de septiembre, por la que se nombra Comisario General de Policía Judicial de la Dirección General de la Policía a don Eloy Quirós Álvarez.
  3. ^ "Decree of 1958 establishing the General Commissariats" (PDF). www.boe.es (in Spanish). 10 November 1958. Retrieved 14 March 2022.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "Real Decreto 1375/1978, de 16 de junio, por el que se reestructura la Dirección General de Seguridad". www.boe.es (in Spanish). 22 June 1978. Retrieved 14 March 2022.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ Functions