Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Politur Curaçao

Tourist Police (POLITUR CURACAO) is a special unit of the Department of Justice, which was established in  the month of December 2013 and operating under the Ministry of Justice. Our main responsibility is to look after the welfare of tourists while they are in Curaçao. Our task is to help and assist tourists for their safety, wellbeing and security during their stay in Curaçao.

Functions and Responsibilities of Tourist Police:

  • To provide information on travel, safety and security;
  • To ensure a hassle free tour by keeping, hawkers, beggars and street children away from tourist;
  • To assist tourists whenever need arises;
  • To register tourists' complaints and to provide police report in case of theft or loss of items;
  • To maintain safety environment mainly in tourist areas;
  • To inspect Hotel, Tour, Trekking & Rafting agencies for safety of tourists;
  • To control unlicensed tourist guides;
  • To forward tourist related criminal cases for legal procedure to concerned police- units and to notify if necessary their concerned embassy;
  • To provide tourism related information;