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STAFF DEPARTMENTS

SPECIALIST STAFF DEPARTMENTS

SPECIALIST AND LINE UNITS

 

INTRODUCTION

Amongst the 6 Land Divisions covering all of Singapore’s primary land mass, Central Division has the smallest operational area, covering just over 27 square kilometres and has a residential population of around 280,000.

 

MISSION

To prevent, deter and detect Crime.

 

ROLES/FUNCTIONS

Central Division’s roles and functions are driven by Singapore Police Force’s Vision - A Force for the Nation - To Make Singapore the Safest Place in the World and Mission - To prevent, deter and detect crime. The unique operational terrain of the Division entrusts it with the responsibility of safe-guarding investors’ confidence by ensuring the safety and security of vital commercial infrastructure, ensuring the safe conduct of business activities.

Central Division’s Headquarter (HQ) is located at Police Cantonment Complex, and is co-located with Bukit Merah East Neighbourhood Police Centres (NPC), one of the three NPCs under Central Division. The other two NPCs are - Marina Bay NPC, located at the heart of the Central Business District (CBD), and Rochor NPC, located within the cultural enclave of Little India. Central Division’s operational terrain presents both public order and public security challenges. The Division covers areas ranging from residential estates such as Tanjong Pagar, Tiong Bahru, Jalan Besar and Serangoon Road; to the heart of Singapore’s economy, the CBD; and to unique ethnic enclaves such as Chinatown, Little India, Little Thailand and Little Myanmar.

Central Division also hosts unique operational capabilities; such as the Police Custodial Branch (PCB) and the Warrant Enforcement Unit (WEU). The PCB oversees the Regional Lock-Up, the largest Police lock-up facility in Singapore; which houses accused persons from 15 Law Enforcements Agencies such as Central Division, Clementi Division, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD), Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB), Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB), Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA), Singapore Customs etc. The PCB also maintains law and order at the State Courts of Singapore, Family Justice Court and the Supreme Court. The Warrant Enforcement Unit (WEU) enforces and manages Warrants of Arrest (WAs) issued by the Courts, and works closely with 21 law enforcement agencies to enforce and track WAs.

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Central Division Headquarters
391 New Bridge Road #03-112 Police Cantonment Complex Block A
Singapore 088762
Tel : 1800-2240000

 
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