Article (11) of the Police Law stipulates that the mission of ROP is the maintenance of public order and security and monitoring public behavior together with the protection of lives, possessions, properties and honor. It guarantees peace and tranquility in all fields. It curbs and prevents the occurrence of crimes. It controls and arrests criminals. It conducts inquiries and investigations and collects evidence. It also assumes any other assignments and responsibilities stipulated by the applicable laws and decrees and all other duties enforced by laws and regulations.
The ROP personnel are subject and controlled by the Police Law issued by the Royal Decree No. 35/90 dated 10th March 1990 which replaced the old Police Law (No. 5/1973). This Law consists of 104 Articles in 3 chapters:
First Chapter: Introductory provisions, the formation of the Police
Force and its responsibilities
Second Chapter: Service in the Police Force
Third Chapter: General Provisions
(last updated: 22-April-2008)
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