The origin of a police organization in Mauritius can be traced back as far as 1766 when the island was in French possession. From the British occupation in 1810 two Commanding Officers of Police were appointed, one British and one French.
|Title of host publication||Encyclopedia of law enforcement|
|Editors||Larry E. Sullivan|
|Place of Publication||Thousand Oaks|
|Publisher||SAGE Publications Inc.|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|