Spanish National Police (Spain)

The Spanish National Police (ESMIR) is a law enforcement agency (LEA) founded in 1824. It is deployed in whole national territory, with about 70,000 police officers among other civil servants. It has competencies in Public Order, Serious Crime, Forensics, Terrorism, and has exclusive competences in human beings crossing borders, the identity of citizens and private security. One of the ESMIR strategic lines in home security is to achieve a police force more dynamic, more efficient and more intelligent use of new technologies and new working methods to be more effective.