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Autonomous Police - Mossos d'Esquadra. Members. By sex and rank. Areas

Autonomous Police - Mossos d'Esquadra. Members. By sex and rank. Areas Catalonia. 2022
Major Comissari Intendent Inspector Subinspector Sergeant Corporal Officer Total
Men 1 25 47 137 378 840 2,221 10,263 13,912
Women 0 7 2 16 22 110 377 3,435 3,969
Total 1 32 49 153 400 950 2,598 13,698 17,881
Metropolità 0 5 16 62 155 406 1,036 6,529 8,209
Comarques Gironines 0 2 1 11 40 87 274 1,474 1,889
Camp de Tarragona 0 0 4 11 37 69 199 1,109 1,429
Terres de l'Ebre 0 0 2 2 12 33 95 358 502
Ponent 0 0 1 11 19 51 140 763 985
Comarques Centrals 0 1 2 6 20 41 123 610 803
Alt Pirineu i Aran 0 0 1 1 8 31 99 330 470
Penedès 0 0 0 4 10 38 81 451 584
Non county (1) 1 24 22 45 99 194 551 2,074 3,010
Source: Ministry of Home Affairs.
Note: (1) Includes members of central services.

Last update: March 1, 2023.

SCI

These statistics have a specific section with all the information available: Statistics on Public Safety (SCI).

Methodological note

Definition of concepts

Mossos d'Esquadra
The police force of the Generalitat de Catalunya.

Methodological aspects

The legislation that regulates the activity of the Generalitat de Catalunya Police Force-Mossos d'Esquadra is highly extensive and specific. It was created by Law 19/1983 and retains the historical name of the Catalan police at the end of the 17th century. The Mossos d'Esquadra was the first professional police force in Catalonia and was a pioneer in the whole of Spain.

The deployment of the Mossos d'Esquadra in Catalonia began in 1994 and ended in 2008.

The Mossos d'Esquadra has four main areas of action: public safety, administration, judicial investigation and traffic. In addition, it is part of its functions to protect the authorities and dependencies of the Government of Catalonia; take care of public safety and public order; act as administrative and judicial police, and interurban traffic.

A table showing the number of personnel of each rank is presented: superintendent, intendent, inspector, sub-inspector, sergeant, corporal and officer. The territorial level is the area of the Territorial Plan and the total for Catalonia.

Unavailable information is represented using the symbol ":". When the value is lower than that of the minimum unit to be able to estimate the statistical operation or if it effects statistical confidentiality, the symbol used is "..".