Map of Curacavi for In Italy, these come in many forms: the Vigili Urbani, with their white pith helmets and natty gloves, are mainly concerned with directing traffic and issuing parking fines, whereas the Polizia Stradale patrol the motorways. You may, however, have dealings with the Carabinieri, in their militarystyle uniforms and white shoulder-belts, who deal with general crime, public order and drug control. These are the ones Italians are most rude about, but a lot of jokes concerning their supposed stupidity stem from the usual north south prejudice. The Carabinieri tend to come from southern Italy joining the police is one way to escape the poverty trap and they are posted away from home so as to be well out of the sphere of influence of their families. The Polizia Statale, the other general crime-fighting force, enjoy a fierce rivalry with the Carabinieri and are the ones you’ll perhaps have most chance of coming into contact with, since thefts should be reported to them. You’ll find the address of the questura or police station in the local telephone directory (in smaller places it may be just a local commissariato); alternatively ask your hotel or the tourist office for details. The questura is where you go to get a denuncia, the official report of anything that’s been lost or stolen that you will need for any insurance claim; take a my blog and be prepared for a long wait. By contrast with Italy, Switzerland has only one small force of plain-clothes federal police (polizia), as most police duties are managed by the cantonal authorities. Ticino’s Polizia Cantonale has its own website, Wwww4. Map of Curacavi 2016.
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