Straż Miejska

Municipal Police

Emergency tel:  986

The priority tasks of the Municipal Police of Krakow (Straż Miejska) are improving law and order and community safety. The tasks performed in this regard by the Municipal Police of Krakow should respond to:

  • Acts of hooliganism
  • Cases of disturbing public peace and order
  • Crime
  • Cases of destruction of property

The SM website is mostly in Polish, but has an English version covering the main topics of:-


The main duties of the SM include:-

Another priority task is “Zero tolerance for alcohol”.
People under the influence of alcohol, regardless of their behaviour , often cause disgust and raise fear. The municipal police officers intervene in cases of drinking alcohol in places where it is prohibited. If one’s conduct due to the influence of alcohol gives rise to scandal, threatens  his own life, health or creates such a threat to others, municipal police officers should bring that person to his place of residence or to the detoxication ward.


Priority Tasks


In the course of their duties, the municipal police officers intervene when the provisions of the Act on cleanliness and order in the municipalities and the records of City Council Resolution on the rules of cleanliness and orderliness in the Municipality of Krakow are broken. It is another priority task of the Municipal Police of Krakow, when the  municipal police officers pay special attention to the proper management of waste and impurities. Specialised ecological police patrols control the places where illegal dumping of rubbish and waste takes place.


Priority Tasks


Municipal police officers are entitled to intervene in parking offences, vehicles, bike and pedestrian traffic or when drivers do not comply with the no traffic rules.   As part of its own activities related to the control of traffic, municipal police officers monitor parking places for disabled persons. In addition to typically restrictive activities municipal police officers of Kraków also take preventive measures to inform drivers about the mandatory traffic  rules.

  • Head Office:
  • phone: +48 12-411-00-45
    Commandant: Adam Młot
    Address: ul. Dobrego Pasterza 116, 31-416 Kraków
  • Secretariat:
    phone: +48 12-413-77-03
  1. Śródmieście Branch

    (districts included: I – Stare Miasto, II – Grzegórzki, III – Prądnik Czerwony)
    ul. Walerego Sławka 10
    phone: +48 12-68-82-190,  +48 12-68-82-191
    fax: +48 12-688-22-93

  2. Krowodrza Branch

    (districts included: IV – Prądnik Biały, V – Krowodrza, VI – Bronowice, VII – Zwierzyniec)
    ul. Stachiewicza 3
    phone: +48 12-68-82-220
    fax: +48 12-68-82-228

  3. Nowa Huta Branch

    (districts included: XIV – Czyżyny, XV – Mistrzejowice, XVI – Bieńczyce, XVII – Wzgórza Krzesławickie, XVIII – Nowa Huta)
    os. Centrum C 9
    phone: +48 12-68-82-230
    fax: +48 12-68-82-238

  4. Podgórze Branch

    (districts included: VIII – Dębniki, IX – Łagiewniki – Borek Fałęcki, X – Swoszowice, XI – Podgórze Duchackie, XII – Bieżanów – Prokocim, XIII – Podgórze)
    ul. Na Kozłówce 25
    phone: +48 12-68-82-240
    fax: +48 12-68-82-248



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