Federal Department of Justice and Police

The Federal Department of Justice and Police (German: Eidgenössisches Justiz- und Polizeidepartement, French: Département fédéral de justice et police, Italian: Dipartimento federale di giustizia e polizia, Romansh: Departament federal da giustia e polizia ) is one of the seven departments of the Swiss federal government. As of 2023, it is headed by Federal Councillor Élisabeth Baume-Schneider. Until 1979, the department was known as the Department of Justice and Police.

Federal Department of Justice and Police
(in German) Eidgenössisches Justiz- und Polizeidepartement
(in French) Département fédéral de justice et police
(in Italian) Dipartimento federale di giustizia e polizia
(in Romansh) Departament federal da giustia e polizia
Logo der Schweizerischen Eidgenossenschaft.svg
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The west wing of the Federal Palace of Switzerland
Agency overview
Formed1848; 175 years ago (1848)
JurisdictionFederal administration of Switzerland
HeadquartersFederal Palace (west wing), Bern
Employees2,203[1]
Annual budgetExpenditure: CHF 1.4 billion
Revenue: CHF 130.8 million
(2009)[1]
Minister responsible
Websitewww.ejpd.admin.ch

OrganisationEdit

The department is composed of the following offices and institutes:[2]

The following independent authorities are affiliated to the FDJP for administrative purposes:

List of heads of the departmentEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Swiss Federal Chancellery. "The Swiss Confederation – a brief guide 2009". Archived from the original on 14 May 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2009.
  2. ^ "Organization Chart FDJP". Federal Department of Justice and Police. Archived from the original on 16 March 2008.

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