Royal Guelphia Police

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Royal Guelphia Police
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Agency overview
Employees 1,220
Annual budget £25 million
Legal personality Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
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Area 27,285 sq mi (70,670 km2)
Population 3,314,142
Legal jurisdiction Nation-wide
Governing body Parliament of Guelphia
Authorised by Police Ordinance[1]
General nature
  • National law enforcement
  • Civilian agency
Operational structure
Headquarters KM Johns House
2 Moore Street
City Centre, Kingsbury, CENT
Minister of State Peter Edgeworth MHA
Deputy Minister Senator Ethan Adamson
Commissioner Jack Christiansen
Facilities
Stations 8

The Royal Guelphia Police (RGP) is the national police force of Guelphia.

Structure

Leadership

The highest rank in the force is that of the Commissioner of the Royal Guelphia Police. The Commissioner is assisted by a Deputy Commissioner, who assists the Commissioner to oversee various strategic projects within the police force. All operational units are commanded by one of the three Assistant Commissioners. The current members of the police force's leadership team are:

  • Commissioner Jack Christiansen
  • Deputy Commissioner Edward Norris
  • Assistant Commissioner Owen Kellaway – Responsible for Operational Policing
  • Assistant Commissioner Phillip Paterson-Jones – Responsible for Specialist Units
  • Assistant Commissioner Paula Chaffey – Responsible for Corporate Services

Operational Policing Group

All of the RGP's sworn officers belong to one of the branches of the Operational Policing Group. These units are stationed in one of the eight RGP station that are located in the county towns across the country.

All operational units are under the command of Assistant Commissioner Owen Kellaway. He is assisted by eight station commanders (usually a Chief Superintendent), who oversee the eight stations of the RGP. Each operational branch is under the command of a Superintendent, and is divided into a number of squads which carry out specific duties relating to the function of their branch. Each squad is commanded by a Chief Inspector.

  • OP1 – Operational Policing HQ
  • OP2 – Serious and Organised Crime Branch
  • OP3 – Narcotics Branch
  • OP4 – Special Branch
  • OP5 – Fraud Branch
  • OP6 – Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation Branch
  • OP7 – Royalty Protection Branch
  • OP8 – Diplomatic Protection Branch
  • OP9 – Missing Persons Branch
  • OP10 – Transport Policing Branch
  • OP11 – Airport and Dockyard Policing Branch
  • OP12 – Marine Policing Branch
  • OP13 – Livestock Theft Investigation Branch
  • OP14 – International Branch

Specialist Units Group

Specialised units are those branches that provide centralised operational support to other units of the RGP. Presently, there are 10 individual branches within the Specialist Units Group or SUG.

The command of all specialist units rests with Assistant Commissioner Phillip Paterson-Jones. Each branch of the SUG is under the command of a Chief Superintendent, and is divided into a number of squads which carry out specific duties relating to the function of their branch. Each squad is commanded by a Superintendent.

  • SU1 – Specialist Units HQ
  • SU2 – Police Prosecutions Branch
  • SU3 – Police Communications Branch
  • SU4 – Criminal Record Office
  • SU5 – Forensic Services Branch
  • SU6 – Covert Policing Branch
  • SU7 – Police Intelligence Branch
  • SU8 – Specialist Firearms Branch
  • SU9 – Operational Policing Support Branch
  • SU10 – Animal Policing Branch
  • SU11 – Professional Standards Branch

Rank structure

The rank insignia is worn on the epaulettes of a policeman's uniform. All police officers who graduate from the Police College are formally commissioned by the King.

  • Constable (PC) — police number
  • Senior Constable (SC) — one white point-down chevron above police number
  • Sergeant (PS or Sgt) — three white point-down chevrons above police number
  • Inspector (Insp) — two silver stars (informally known as pips)
  • Chief Inspector (ChInsp) — three pips
  • Superintendent (Supt) — one crown
  • Chief Superintendent (Ch Supt) — one crown over one pip
  • Assistant Commissioner (AComm) — crossed sword and baton
  • Deputy Commissioner (DComm) — one pip over silver crossed sword and baton
  • Commissioner — one crown over silver crossed sword and baton

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References and notes

  1. Police Ordinance (Ordinance No. 16 of 1836).