Malawi Police Service

The Malawi Police Service (MPS) is a Malawi Government organ currently under Ministry of Internal Affairs and Public Security. Its operations are provided for under the laws of Malawi, notably in the Constitution of the Republic of Malawi and the Malawi Police Service Act (MPS Act).


  • Prevention, investigation and detection of crime;
  • Apprehension and prosecution of offenders;
  • Maintenance of law and order;
  • Protection of property, life, fundamental freedoms and rights of individuals;
  • Enforcement of all laws and regulations under which they are directly charged.


"Creating a safe and secure Malawi"


The Malawi Police Service working in partnership with the community and all stakeholders are committed to provide professional service of quality and magnitude in protection of public safety and rights of all persons in Malawi.


  • Independence and professionalism
  • Impartiality
  • Openness and accountability
  • Responsiveness and dependability
  • Quality in service provision
  • Efficient and effective use of available resources
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