[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - police=*

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Mon Mar 11 03:05:02 UTC 2019

On 11/03/19 10:29, Sergio Manzi wrote:
> In Italy there are five main, state-wide, police corps:
>   * /Polizia di Stato/: a civil organization with civil jurisdiction
>     (/with several different branches dealing with specific activities/).
>   * /Carabinieri/: a military branch with military jurisdiction, but
>     also civil jurisdiction.
>   * /Polizia penitenziaria/:  a civil organization handling prisons,
>     but with also other civil jurisdictions.
In the UK these are not police officers and their powers are only while 
'acting as a prison officer' i.e. in relation to prisoners.
They are not considered 'police' by the general populace.

>   * /Guardia di finanza/: a military organization, but depending from
>     the Ministry of Finance, with civil jurisdiction on financial matters.

What do you mean by "military organization'? (/Guardia di finanza)/
Are they under the command of the army/navy/air force?
Or is that the personnel structure is similar to the military (captains, 
corporals, etc)

>   * /Corpo delle capitanerie di porto - Guardia costiera/: a military
>     organization, roughly comparable to the US Coast Guard.

  More like the navy?

Or 'water police'?



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