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What Are Chinese Police Called? - China Law in One Minute

Chinese police(Renmin Jincha)


In China, the police are called the “people’s police” (Renmin Jingcha, 人民警察).

The people’s police include policemen working in public security organs, State security organs, prisons, and organs in charge of reeducation through labor, as well as judicial policemen working in the people’s courts and the people’s procuratorates.

The people’s police are responsible for safeguarding State security, maintaining public order, protecting citizens’ personal safety and freedom and their legitimate property, protecting public property, preventing, stopping, and punishing illegal activities and crimes as well.


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People’s Police Law: Article 2



Contributors: CJO Staff Contributors Team

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