Our missions and values
CIVIPOL is the technical cooperation operator of the French Ministry of the Interior. Combining the efficiency of a private company with the power of its public service mission, and financed almost exclusively by international sponsors, CIVIPOL builds cooperative security projects with states on a fair return basis in internal security. The unique skills of our project leaders and operational experts are dedicated to the principles of interior security of states.
Based on these principles, CIVIPOL:
- assists in the area of standardisation,
- builds specialised expertise,
- ensures the interoperability of internal security systems on national, regional and international levels.
CIVIPOL also supports exportation in the internal security industry through the Milipol group.
Expertise, commitment and professionalism are the essential values of CIVIPOL. Those who join us do so with the conviction that internal security is also built externally.
Civipol in numbers
176 M€Annual business volume
84 countriesWorld presence
All figures are as of December 31, 2018
Our projects in the world
The CIVIPOL group in the world
We are present via our antennas in more than 84 countries, it allows us to act as closely as possible to the projects and our customers.
Company headquarters in Paris
Réseau des salons de la sécurité intérieure des Etats (Paris, Singapour, Doha)
Bureau de CIVIPOL à la Représentation Permanente de la France auprès de l’UE
Filiale de CIVIPOL à Bruxelles
As the international technical cooperation operator of the Ministry of the Interior, CIVIPOL’s main shareholders, direct or indirect, are in the public sector. CIVIPOL is governed by a management board and an audit committee. The office of chairman and chief executive has been occupied since 2017 by the prefect Yann Jounot.
A management committee headed by Mr Jounot oversees CIVIPOL’s daily business. The other members of the committee are: sub-prefect Jean-Simon Mérandat, director of general and Institutional affairs; Bertrand Barbé, assistant to the chairman and chief executive, director of operations and development. Omar Mérabet holds the office of advisor to the chairman, and Pierre-Yves Buquet is the strategy and security advisor.