INT / 28/2013 Order of January 18, by which the organic structure develops and functions of the Central and Peripheral Services Directorate General of the Police, like its predecessor, attributed to the General Police Station Judicial, among its functions, investigation and prosecution of crimes against life, liberty, homicides, sexual assaults and disappearances, as well as those committed in the family and in regard to minors; however, residence in the General Commissariat of Public Safety promotion and implementation of prevention plans targeting vulnerable groups and coordinating the activity of the Units which are assigned the protection of victims in the field of gender violence.
This double dependency units and services responsible in one way or another, prevention, research and protection of victims of crimes related to violence in the family is upgradeable facing the attainment of the objective You should govern their conduct, which is a coordinated, rapid and efficient intervention that would lead from the police perspective on improving service quality and satisfaction of victims of gender and domestic violence.
Regard as a priority the protection of victims, and in order to improve prevention and fight against violence in the family under the Strategic Plan of the National Police, this order establishes the creation of the Central Unit Care for Family and Women, which, within the General Commissariat of the Judicial Police, assumed the powers in the investigation and prosecution of criminal offenses in the field of gender violence, domestic and all sexual offenses with coordination of the activity of protection of victims of domestic violence.
This is achieved under the same management keep all resources dedicated to these forms of violence, thus facilitating greater coordination, immediacy and continuity of services to achieve a comprehensive approach to the phenomenon of gender violence and domestic, minimizing the effects of possible victimizations second.
To this end, it is necessary to carry out a modification of the Order INT / 28/2013, of January 18, which collects the variations that those circumstances generate, in exercise of the powers conferred by the second final provision of Royal Decree 400/2012 of 17 February, the basic organizational structure of the Ministry of Interior develops.
By virtue, with the prior approval of the Minister of Finance and Public Administration, I have:
Sole Article. Changing the Order INT / 28/2013, of January 18, by which the organizational structure and functions of the Central and Peripheral Services Directorate General of Police develops.
The Order INT / 28/2013, of January 18, by which the organizational structure and functions of the Central and Peripheral Services Directorate General of Police develops, is amended as follows:
One. the last paragraph of paragraph 1 of Article 2 is deleted
Two. paragraph 3 of Article 7 shall read as follows is modified:
'3. Central Specialist Crime Unit and Violent.
Assumes the investigation and prosecution of criminal activities, national and transnational level, with regard to crimes against persons; crimes related to heritage, especially the artistic heritage; those relating to copyright; consumption and the environment; to criminal offenses on doping in sport; the monitoring and inspection of the game; as well as operational coordination and technical support of the respective territorial units.
This unit will depend:
A) The Central Research Brigade Specialized Crime, responsible for the investigation and prosecution of crimes related to heritage, consumption and the environment, intellectual and industrial property. This will depend Brigade Service Control Gaming with the mission of monitoring and inspection of compliance on the game and investigation of crimes that are generated in this area.
B) The Central Brigade of Crimes against Persons, responsible for the investigation and prosecution of crimes against life, liberty, killings and disappearances.
C) The Historical Heritage Brigade, responsible for the investigation and prosecution of criminal activities related to the artistic heritage. "
Three. A new paragraph 7 is added to Article 7 shall read as follows:
'7. Central Care Unit Family and Women.
Assumes the investigation and prosecution of criminal offenses in the field of gender violence, domestic and all sex crimes regardless of the relationship between victim and perpetrator, as well as the coordination of the activity of protection of victims of gender violence.
This unit will depend:
A) The Operational Brigade Care Family and Women, which is responsible for coordinating the performance of the function of investigation and prosecution of crimes committed in the family and against women, as well as protection on victims of domestic violence.
B) Studies Office, which is responsible for monitoring and analysis in policing of all known crimes, promoting initiatives and measures aimed at combating social problems that pose such violence; and coordination with other national and international organizations with competence in these matters.
It is within the National Police, as a single point of contact and reference in this matter. "
Four. paragraph 6 of Article 8 which reads as follows is modified:
"6.Unidad Central Citizen Participation.
It is up to promote, monitor and evaluate the performance of different units dedicated to the prevention and maintenance of public safety, channel relations with citizens groups for the care of social demands on police matters and promote the implementation of the prevention plans targeting vulnerable groups. "
First final provision. Powers of development.
The Ministry of State Security, through the Directorate General of Police may take any actions require the development and implementation of this order.
Second final provision. Entry into force.
This order shall enter into force on the day following its publication in the "Official Gazette" day.
Madrid, 11 December 2015-The Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz.