Administration of Justice

The Director of Public Prosecution

Includes reports and information as to the form and function of the public prosecutor's office, as well as documents and links. In Danish and English.

The Data Protection Agency

The act implements Directive 95/46/EC on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data. In Danish and English.

Justitsministeriet (Ministry of Justice)

The site includes justice statistics, publications, and information on programs.


Department of Prisons and Probation

Includes reports and criminal justice statistics for the Nordic countries.  Reports on Danish prisons and guidelines for prisons and probation are available as well.

Crime Prevention

The Danish Crime Prevention Council

This is the website for the Crime Prevention Council for Denmark. The website is available in Danish and English.

Drugs & Alcohol

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) - Country Overview

The EMCDDA country overview provides a structured synopsis of the trends and characteristics of national drug problems. It consists of a summary of national drug situation, key statistics at a glance and a barometer showing the drug use prevalence position of Denmark.

Law & the Courts

Guide to Law Online, Denmark

The Guide to Law Online, prepared by the United States Law Library of Congress Public Services Division, is an annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online. It includes selected links to useful and reliable sites for legal information.

Med Lov Skal Land Bygges (Danish Court System)

Includes publications, statistics, and contact information available in Danish, English, and French.

Supreme Court

Information as to the form and function of Denmark's Supreme Court. In Danish.

Police & Law Enforcement

Danish Police

Official homepage of the Danish police.  Includes information on police services, structure of the police districts, international cooperation, and crime statistics.

Research & Statistics

Danmarks Statistik

Offers updated statistics relating to justice, education, and population, to name a few. Free registration is required to use the site.

Researching Danish Law

This online guide provides background information to the geography and legal history of Denmark. There is an outline of the political system covering the legislative, executive and judicial powers and including links to key government websites.


Retsinformation is an online library of judicial information.