The Chittagong city areas are divided into several wards and mahallas, under the jurisdiction of the Chittagong City Corporation. Chittagong City Corporation is governed by the city mayor, who is an elected representative for a 5 years term along with 41 male general ward councilors and 14 female ward councilors. The 41 male ward councilors are elected from the 41 general wards in the city where the residents vote and elect their ward councilor as their elected representatives for a 5 year period. Moreover, 14 female ward councilors are also elected by only the female voters of the 14 female wards to represent the city's female dwellers. The Chittagong Development Authority (CDA) is responsible for implementing the city's Master Plan.
Chittagong Metropolitan Police is the main police force appointed for the metropolis. Established in 1978, it employs around 5,000 personnel.
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