The Interior Ministry will now control both the police and the gendarmerie .
Since there is no mass disturbance, there is no need of a more serious presence of the gendarmerie forces.
The gendarmerie , police, and army eliminated many brigand bands.
Crime management is now provided by repressive police forces in the cities and towns and a gendarmerie in the countryside and a national guard in remote areas.
Having a short, light, accurate little carbine chambered for the same cartridge and possibly using the same magazine as your service pistol must have been comforting to the local gendarmerie .
We think this kid will indeed be serving his country in uniform, but it won't be the natty blue of the gendarmerie .
In times of national crisis the gendarmerie can be used to reinforce the army.
However, in areas under a state of emergency or martial law, the gendarmerie functions under the military.
The state also increased the budget for the military, police and gendarmerie at that time.
Criminals are usually delivered to the police or the gendarmerie , a military police with a reputation of an uncorrupted elite force.