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Other Bodies which assist in the Exercise of the prosecutorial functions

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In order to assist a prosecutor in criminal investigation, the law manifestly specifies the following offices as the facilitating bodies so as to ensure effective exercise of the prosecutorial function.

  1. Judicial police officer:
    • Those who has the duty to assist a prosecutor in investigation a crime are:
      • county magistrate or mayor.
      • the head of a police department, commissioner of police or commissioner of public safety.
      • military police officer
    • Those who shall follow the instructions of a prosecutor in investigating a crime are:
      • Commissioned police officers.
      • Military police officers or non-commissioned officers.
      • Persons who are authorized to exercise the duties of a judicial police officer in specific matters. 
  2. Judicial policemen:
    Those who shall follow the order of a prosecutor in investigating a crime are:
    • policemen
    • military policemen
    • persons who are authorized to exercise the duties of judicial policemen in specific matters. 
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