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Carabiniers of Chile

Carabineros de Chile
Roundel of Carabineros de Chile.svg
Logo of the Carabiniers of Chile.
Motto Orden y Patria
Order & Fatherland
Agency Overview
Formed 1927, April 27
Preceding agency Cuerpo de Carabineros
Legal personality Governmental agency
Jurisdictional Structure
National agency
(Operations jurisdiction)
Legal jurisdiction As per operations jurisdiction.
General nature
  • Gendarmerie
Operational Structure
Overviewed by Dirección General
Headquarters Santiago de Chile
Agency executive Gustavo González Jure, Director General
Carabineros de Chile
Carabineros de Chile patrolling the streets of Santiago de Chile

The Carabiniers of Chile, (Spanish: Carabineros de Chile) are the uniformed Chilean national police force and gendarmerie. This institution was created and founded on April 27, 1927. Their main mission is to keep the public order according with the Chilean laws. Since 2011, the institution is under the full control of the Ministry of the Interior and Public Security.

In coordination of this institution, the Investigations Police of Chile works also under the control of the Ministry of the Interior and Public Security.

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