Facts about The Danish Police Union
In 1998, change of name to ”Politiforbundet i Danmark” – after merging with Dansk Politiforbund, Dansk Kriminalpolitiforening and Politiets og Domstolenes Tjenestemandsforening.
In 2005, change of name to “Politiforbundet”.
Members: 11.800– including all the 10.750 police officers in Denmark.
Address: H.C. Andersens Boulevard 38, DK-1553 Copenhagen K.
President: Claus Oxfeldt (2013 - )
Vice President: Claus Hartmann (2009 - )
Head of Office: Stig Bertelsen
Financial Manager: Steen Vedsted Sørensen
The Police Union represents civil servants with the police and the courts of justice. All Danish police officers are organized in the Police Union.
Union members are organized through the following unions:
North Jutland Police Union
East Jutland Police Union
Central and West Jutland Police Union
South-East Jutland Police Union
South Jutland Police Union
Funen Police Union
South Zealand and Lolland-Falster Police Union
Central and West Zealand Police Union
North Zealand Police Union
Western Copenhagen Police Union
Copenhagen Police Union
Bornholm Police Union
Danish National Police Union
Union of Executive Police Officers
Union of Civil Servants in the Court of Justice
Union of Clerical Police Staff*
Faroe Islands Police Union
Greenland Police Union
Union activities are carried out through:
1. The unions
2. The Board
3. The Congress
The Board consists of the president, the vice president, the treasurer and the number of board members corresponding to one board member for every 1,000 members from each of the above mentioned unions marked with a star*.
The Board has set up an Executive Committee which is in charge of the day to day political management. The Executive Committee consists of the president, the vice president and a number of members elected by and among the board members.
The Congress forms the highest authority. The ordinary Congress is held every four years, usually in the second quarter of the year.
The Secretariat is the administrative body of the union. Here political decisions are being made and through the affiliated unions member’s interests are being protected.