General Police Inspectorate // The Luxembourg Government

For any information regarding the current public health situation, please consult the following page:


Due to COVID-19, citizens wishing to lodge a claim or a complaint with the IGP are requested to do so electronically or by mail and should not come to the premises of the IGP.

Upon receipt of the claim/complaint, and if considered necessary, the IGP will contact the citizen by phone.

In urgent cases, citizens can reach the IGP by phone at 26 48 53-1.

These measures are valid until further notice.

PLEASE NOTE: Any request to obtain a police intervention should be sent DIRECTLY to the latter and not to the IGP, which is an external Police oversight body and EXCLUSIVELY competent to monitor the functioning of the Police.


New legal basis for the IGP!

On August 1st, 2018 the law of July 18, 2018 of the General Police Inspectorate entered into force.

The content of the website has not yet been adjusted on basis of the new law, but the section "Procedures" remains inchanged and applicable.


The General Police Inspectorate (IGP) is the external control body of the Police of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. It was created in 2000 according to the dispositions of the law of May 31st 1999 about the Police and the General Police Inspectorate in order to ensure the proper functioning of the police.

The IGP is a service placed under the direct authority of the Minister of Internal Security and under the functional authority of the Minister of Justice, the General Attorney and the other judicial authorities.

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