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Federal Department of Justice and Police
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. It is headed by a member of the Swiss Federal Council, the Swiss justice minister. Until 1979, the department was known as the Department of Justice and Police.

Organisation


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

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

  • Federal Gaming Board (FGB): Regulates casinos and enforces Swiss gambling law (except lotteries, which are regulated by the cantons).

List of heads of the department


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