Who are we?

The Observatory is operating directly under the supervision of the Army General, director of the French Gendarmerie, and is directed by the two chairmen of the Board of directors:

  • The Chief Technology Officer for the French Gendarmerie.
  • The Brigader General, commanding the Judiciary Pole of French Gendarmerie.

The board of directors include: the Forensic Science Laboratory in the French Gendarmerie (IRCGN), the Central Service of Criminal Intelligence (SCRC), the Research Centre of the Gendarmerie Nationale Officers College (CREOGN) and the public research sector (University of Cergy-Pontoise).

What's our missions?

By design, the Observatory can monitor all scientific breakthrough, coordinate all information, and provide a large amount of scientific resources regarding sciences and technologies for safety.

Nationwide, the Observatory is the first contact to have for all scientific, academic and industrial partners of the French Gendarmerie. Regardless the topic (biology, cybersecurity, forensics, political sciences, …) the Observatory will find the best service to answer your inquiries with the best legal framework.

Want to know more?

Feel free to adress your inquiries to onsts@gendarmerie.interieur.gouv.fr


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