Administration of Justice

Federal Office of Justice

Includes information on activities of the Office and press releases.

Drugs & Alcohol

Addiction Research Institute- Projects & Project Reports

This site provides access to articles and reports (mostly in German) compiled by the Addiction Research Institute at the University of Zurich dealing with issues surrounding drug addiction and the treatment that is given to addicts.

Law & the Courts

Guide to Law Online, Switzerland

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.

The Swiss Federal Supreme Court

Presents an overview of the Supreme Court, the process of decision-making, its structure and organization as well as decisions of the Court (in German, French and Italian).

Police & Law Enforcement

National Police

Provides links to each of the cantonal police sites as well as city police.

Federal Department of Justice and Police

On these pages, you will find information about the department itself and selected topics of international interest. The Department includes the Money Laundering Reporting Office, information on human trafficking, and the Swiss Coordination Unit for Cybercrime Central.

Geneva Police (in French)

Provides crime statistics and information regarding the Geneva Police.

Bern Police (in German & French)

Gives information about the Bern police in addition to providing crime statistics for the city of Bern.

Research & Statistics

Statistics Schweitz (Swiss Federal Statistical Office)

Provides some law and justice statistics including conviction and sentencing statistics.