Investigations Police of Chile

Civilian police of Chile

The Investigations Police of Chile (Spanish: Policia de Investigaciones de Chile, or PDI) is the civil police of Chile. It was founded on 1933. The PDI is one of two Chilean police bodies along with Carabiniers de Chile.[1] In their functions, this institution is the first collaborator of the Public Ministry of Chile in terms of criminalistic Investigations.

Investigations Police of Chile
Policía de Investigaciones de Chile
Abbreviation PDI
Logo of the Investigations Police of Chile.
Motto Honor, Disciplina y Lealtad
Honour, Discipline and Loyalty
Agency Overview
Formed 1933, June 19
Legal personality Governmental agency
Jurisdictional Structure
National agency
(Operations jurisdiction)
Legal jurisdiction As per operations jurisdiction.
General nature
Operational Structure
Overviewed by Dirección General
Headquarters Santiago de Chile
Sworn members 5,379
Agency executive Marcos Antonio Vásquez Meza, Director General
Stations 128

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  1. Chilean Constitution Archived 2012-09-19 at the Wayback Machine - Retrieved April 8, 2012 (in Spanish)

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