Established in 2000, the Police de l’Environnement provides assistance to the Director of Environment as well as Enforcing Agenciesto enforce environmental laws. The Police de l’Environnement attends to environmental complaints with regard to breach of environmental laws and takes appropriate enforcement actions as well as contraventions. The main environmental complaints relate to noise pollution, odour, dumping, eyesores, illegal slaughtering and nuisances caused byderelict bare lands.
Headquartered at the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, the Police de L’Environnement also comprises Divisional Environment Protection Teams based at the Trou-aux-Biches, Rose-Belle, Flacq, Rose-Hill and Curepipe police stations. This unit has been decentralized and strengthened to offer more efficient response to citizens.
As part of their duties, the Police de l’Environnement also carries out sensitisation campaigns at community level
Police de l'Environnement
Hotlines: 210-5151, 210-5252