The priority tasks of the Municipal Police of Krakow are improving law and order and sense of 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,
- cases of destruction of property.
Another priority task is "Zero tolerance for alcohol".
People under the influence of alcohol, regardless of their behavior , 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.
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. Specialized ecological police patrols control the places where illegal dumping of rubbish and waste takes place.
Municipal police officers are entitled to intervene when road users are guilty of offenses against the rules of stopping and halting 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.