| 10 October, 2010|
328 km2 (127 sq mi)
| €17.6 million (2016)|
| Governmental: Government agency|
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The Dutch Caribbean Police Force (Dutch: Korps Politie Caribisch Nederland or KPCN) is the law enforcement agency of the Caribbean Netherlands.
Dutch Caribbean Police Force Wikipedia
The force operates under the authority of the Ministry of Security and Justice. While maintaining public order and carrying out relief work, under the authority of the Island Governor of the relevant public body. During the investigation of criminal offenses the police force operates under the authority of the joint Attorney General of Curaçao, Sint Maarten and the Caribbean Netherlands.Korpschef: Jose Rosales
Director General of Police at the Ministry of Security and Justice: A. (Sandor) F. Gaastra
Force manager: Ard van der Steur
Chief Prosecutor: Henry Hambeukers
The Director General of Police at the Ministry of Security and Justice has a mandate to fulfill certain administrative tasks such as appointment, promotion, suspension and dismissal of police officers.
Most of the employees works on Bonaire. These are distributed between headquarters in Kralendijk and the stations in Ambonia and in Rincon. On St. Eustatius there is one police station in Oranjestad and on Saba there is one police station in The Bottom and one in Windwardside. The force is organized into five divisions: Basic Police Care; Investigation; Intake, Information and Operational Support; Operations and Staff, headed by the office of the Commissioner (Dutch: Korpschef).Jan Rooijakker (2010-2013)
Hildegard Buitink (2013-2016)