The supervising authority of Polish Police is the National Police Headquarters headed by the Commander-in-Chief of Police. The Commander-in-Chief is supported by three deputies, responsible for prevention, criminal affairs and logistics respectively.
The Commander-in-Chief of Police supervises directly the Commander-in-Chief of the Warsaw Metropolitan Police and 16 Provincial Commanders; they supervise the work of municipal and county police commanders, who are responsible for the work of police officers in police stations.
The Commander-in-Chief of the Police is a central organ of government administration competent in matters of protecting human security and maintaining public security and order, subordinate to the minister in charge of internal affairs.
DEPARTMENT OF CRISIS MANAGEMENT AND DEFENCE PREPARATIONS OF THE POLICE (NPH)