April 12, 2009

Police in Lisbon

The police maintain a fairly visible presence in Lisbon, with officers present at many local events and patroling in cars. The Polícia de Segurança Pública (PSP) is Portugal's main urban police force.

Police in Lisbon

Drug-related petty crime maybe a problem after dark in some areas of the city and the Intendente area of the capital is often cited as a place to be wary. On the whole, Lisbon is very safe compared with other European capitals.

Police in Lisbon

Some of the Portuguese police patrol cars could do with an update as the rust bucket above demonstrates. And low and behold a few years later.

Police in Lisbon.

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