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Law enforcement in the Maldives

There are a handful of law enforcement establishments in the Maldives.

Armed Forces

Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF)

The organization is headed by Chief of Defence Force Major General Ahmed Shiyam. Service branches include;

  • Coast Guard
  • Marine Corps
  • Special Forces
  • Service Corps
  • Corps of Engineers
  • Special Protection Group
  • Military police
  • Air Wing
  • Defence Institute for Training and Education
  • Medical Service
  • Fire and Rescue Service


Maldives Police Service

The organization is headed by Commissioner of Police Hussain Waheed. Service branches include;

  • Commissioner’s Bureau
  • Professional Standards Command
  • Specialist Crime Command
  • Central Operations Command
  • Divisional Operations Command
  • Directorate of Intelligence
  • Forensic Service Directorate
  • Service Development Directorate
  • Service Support Directorate
  • Information & Communication Directorate
  • Institute for Security & Law Enforcement Studies


Maldives Customs Service

The organization is headed by Commissioner General of Customs Ahmed Mohamed. Service branches include;

  • North Regional Customs
  • South Regional Customs
  • Airport Customs
  • Seaport Customs


Department of Immigration & Emigration

The organization is headed by Controller of Immigration and Emigration Hassan Ali. Service branches include;

  • Permit Section
  • Travel Document Section
  • Airport Control Section
  • Harbour Control Section
  • Expatriate Monitoring and Repatriation Division


Maldives Correctional Service

The organization is headed by Commissioner of Prisons Mohamed Husham. Service branches include;

  • Maafusi Prison
  • Asseyri Prison
  • Male' Prison
  • HulhuMale Detention Centre
  • Emergency Support Group
  • Prison Academy
  • Parole Office
  • Rehabilitation Command
  • Operations Command
  • Cooperate Command

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