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Maintaining Law and Order

Singapore remains one of the safest places in the world. The 2020 Gallup Global Law and Order Report ranked Singapore first, for the seventh year running. Singapore was also ranked first in the 2020 World Justice Project Rule of Law Index in the area of “Order and Security”.

Public confidence in the Home Team also remains high, with nine in 10 Singapore residents agreeing that the Home Team has done well, and trust our officers to serve them with integrity.


What We Do

Singaporeans feel safe walking alone at night in their area because of the safety and security provided by our Home Team officers. MHA ensures the safety and security of Singapore through the Singapore Police Force.



Maintaining Public Order

Find out how MHA maintains public order through legislation, policies and initiatives.

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We strengthen legislation regularly to ensure that Singapore remains one of the safest countries in the world.

The legislative framework for policing includes:



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