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The Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Croatia (Croatian: Ministarstvo unutarnjih poslova Republike Hrvatske, MUP RH) is the ministry in the Government of Croatia which is in charge of state security among other roles.


General Police Directorate

The General Police Directorate is in charge of the national police. There are twenty geographical commands,[1] and the national body is organised as follows:[2]


Police Directorate

  • Public Order Department
  • Command of Intervention Police
  • Department for Road Traffic Safety
  • Bomb Disposal Department

Criminal Police Directorate

  • General Crime Department
  • Anti-terrorism and War Crime Department
  • Organised Crime Department
  • Economic Crime and Corruption Department
  • Drugs Department
  • Special Criminal Investigations Department
  • Criminal Intelligence Analysis Department
  • Protection Unit
  • International Police Co-operation Department

Border Police Directorate

  • Neighbouring Countries Department
  • State Border Protection Department
  • Maritime and Airport Police Department
  • Illegal Migration Department
  • Centre for Training of Dog Handlers and Dog Dressure
  • Reception Centre for Foreigners
  • Mobile Unit for Static Border Control

The following units exists at the same level:

  • Operational Police Communication Centre
  • Forensic Centre
  • Police Academy


Minister Party Start of term End of term
Josip Boljkovac Croatian Democratic Union May 31, 1990 July 2, 1991
Onesin Cvitan Croatian Democratic Union July 2, 1991 July 17, 1991
Ivan Vekić Croatian Democratic Union July 31, 1991 April 15, 1992
Ivan Jarnjak Croatian Democratic Union April 15, 1992 December 16, 1996
Ivan Penić Croatian Democratic Union December 16, 1996 January 27, 2000
Šime Lučin Social Democratic Party of Croatia January 27, 2000 December 23, 2003
Marijan Mlinarić Croatian Democratic Union December 23, 2003 July 12, 2005
Ivica Kirin Croatian Democratic Union July 12, 2005 January 12, 2008
Berislav Rončević Croatian Democratic Union January 12, 2008 October 7, 2008
Tomislav Karamarko non party member October 7, 2008


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