Kosovo Police was established on September 6, 1999 by the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, based on the principles, values and practices of democratic countries with the sole purpose of providing services to citizens based on international conventions for the respect of human rights.
Building law enforcement institutions in the spirit of representative, accountable and democratic institutions is and remains our vision for a more peaceful and safer life for citizens and the country.
Prishtina Region has a territorial extension of 2140.82 km² and a multi-ethnic population of 470.583 inhabitants.
Within Prishtina Region are the following police stations: Central station, South station, North station under Prishtina Municipality, than othe 6 Municipalitys with Police stations: Fushë Kosovë, Obiliq, Podujevë, Lipjan, Graçanicë and Drenas. Than we have the Regional units: Unit of Regional Investigations, the Fast Reaction Unit, Regional Traffic Unit.
The number of employees in Prishtina Region is 1406 official police employees. As a characteristic that distinguishes our Region is the fact that Prishtina is the Capital of the Republic of Kosovo, where most international and local institutions of all spheres (such as political, educational, cultural, sports, etc.) exercise their activity.
Prishtina as a capital of the Republic of Kosovo is a center of diplomatic, cultural and artistic developments of all living in Kosovo. In the responsibility area of this RDP-Prishtina are also the facilities of special importance, such as: Parliament of the Republic of Kosovo, Presidency, Government with all ministries, KFOR command, General Directorate of Police, KSF command, embassies and diplomatic offices, Ombudsperson, Constitutional Court and other courts, State Prosecution, non-governmental organizations, Clinical University Center, Prishtina International Airport, thermo centrals, religious facilities, important cultural and scientific facilities, such as: National and University library, University of Prishtina, Academy of Science and Art, National Theater, Youth and Sport Center, student’s city with all dormitories, etc.