Polizei Berlin (PB)

The Berlin Police has approximately 21,500 staff members at present; working as uniformed police, detective police, industrial police and in the administration. The Berlin Police Criminal Investigation Department (BCID) is one of four pillars; in addition to that there exist the Special Police Service Command, the Central Service Division and six local Police Divisions. The BCID is the central office for crime fighting. It designs the guidelines for crime fighting and prevention.