The Zealandian Watch or ZW (Zealandian:Løgmaner af Zålandien, Swedish:Lagmän av Zeelandien Irish:Garda Síochána na Séanlainnail) is the Law Enforcement Agency of the Commonwealth of Zealandia. It is responsible for enforcing criminal law, ensuring public safety, maintaining order and keeping the peace within Zealandia.
|Zealandian Watch |
Lagmän av Zeelandien
Løgmaner af Zålandien
Med lag skall land byggas
ZW Logo and Motto
|Founded||March 2, 2010|
|Headquarters||Olof Palmestorget 1, Tyrshavn|
|General nature||Law enforcement|
Local Area Command (LAC) (Uniform)
Criminal Investigation Department (CID) (Detectives)
Office of the Commissioner (OCC)
The ZW, then called the Royal Zealandia Constabulary was established on March 2, 2010 as the sole law enforcement agency of the Kingdom of Zealandia.
Anna Lindström was appointed as the First Chief Constable on March 2, 2010.
On July 16, 2010 it announced that a review into the RZC and The Customs and Borders Police Service regarding operational areas and functions of said forces.
On August 1, 2012, during the Winter Revolution the RZC was the last organisation to defect to the republic's side and was subsequently renamed as the "Federal Zealandian Constabulary".
In January 2014 the organisation was renamed to the Zealandian Watch, previously having been named the Federal Zealandian Watch.
in descending order:
- Commissioner - Vaktmanchef
- Deputy Commissioner - Vaktman Överintendent
- Superintendent - Kommissarie (DSU)
- Chief Inspector - Överinspektor (DCI)
- Inspector - Inspektor (DI)
- Watchman - Övervaktman (DW)
- Guardian of the peace (Guard) - Vaktman (DG)
Note: Detective is a prefix not a rank eg: if a detective transfers to a uniform unit they will lose the Detective or D prefix or A Detective Constable Has the same powers as a uniformed Guard.
The ZW divides its operational area into local area commands, which, in turn, report to one of the deputy commissioners.
A division has its own Criminal Investigation Department (CID), which handles all investigations except very specialist operations and serious crimes(e.g murder), for which experienced specialist officers from the ZW's headquarters were called in.
The Zealandian Watch's duties include:
- Maintaining and restoring law and order:
- Crowd control
- Pursuing and apprehending fugitives
- Ceremonial duties