Environmental Police Unit

The Environmental Police are special reserve police officers appointed by the Commissioner of Police and assigned to the EMA.  Established in July 1999, the Environmental Police Unit (EPU) assists the EMA with prosecution of offences under the Environmental Management Act, Chapter 35:05 and its subsidiary legislation.

The EPU also exercise their general Police functions under the Summary Offences Act, Chapter 11:02 and  other legislation such as the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act, Chapter 48:50 (black smoke emission) and the Litter Act, Chapter 30:52 (illegal dumping), among others.