Peruvian Investigative Police

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The Policía de Investigaciones del Perú or Peruvian Investigative Police (PIP) was a Peruvian plainclothes police unit, similar to the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), which was meant to investigate crimes, gather intelligence, and fight subversion.[1] In 1988, the PIP was merged into the National Police of Peru, along with two other police forces, the Guardia Civil (GC) and the Guardia Republicana (GR), all three of which were under the direction of the Ministry of Interior.[2]

See also


  1. ^ Huston, Major James V. (11 May 1988). "3". Insurgency in Peru: The Shining Path. Quantico, Virginia: WAR IN THE MODERN ERA SEMINAR. Retrieved 8 February 2010.
  2. ^ "Information on the PIP, Peru". PER3453. Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. 1 December 1989. Retrieved 8 February 2010.

Further sources

  • UNHCR Refworld search for "peru PIP"
  • Google Book searches for:
    • peruvian investigative police
    • Policía de Investigaciones del Perú
    • PIP police peru

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