The Polizei-Regiment Nord was formed in June 1941 to be used in the rear area of Heeresgruppe Nord. It was used to form SS-Polizei Regiment 15, SS-Polizei Regiment 16 and SS-Polizei Regiment 17 in July 1942.

Commanders

Oberstleutnant der Polizei Hermann Keuper (? - ? Apr 1942)
Oberst der Schutzpolizei Walter Endler (? Apr 1942 - 9 Oct 1942)

Order of battle (May 1942)

Polizei-Bataillon 305
Polizei-Bataillon 306
Polizei-Bataillon 310

An armored car unit was attached to the regiment.

Sources used

Phil Nix & George Jerome - The Uniformed Police Forces of the Third Reich 1933-1945
Werner Regenberg - Armored Vehicles and Units of the German Order Police
Georg Tessin, Hans-Adolf Neufeldt & Jürgen Huck - Zur Geschichte der Ordnungspolizei 1936-1945

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