INTERPOL is the world's largest international police organization, with 186 member countries. Created in 1923, it facilitates cross-border police co-operation, and supports and assists all organizations, authorities and services whose mission is to prevent or combat international crime.
February 13, 2012
Africa: Customs and Police Target Drug Couriers across Africa and Brazil [press release]
An operation to disrupt the trafficking of drugs from South America to Europe via Africa has resulted in the seizure of more than 500 kilogrammes of drugs and the recovery of cash... Read more »
December 30, 2011
The addition of three new member countries: Curaçao, Sint Maarten and South Sudan at the 80th General Assembly came towards the end of a year which began with the official... Read more »
October 27, 2011
INTERPOL's global efforts against counterfeit medicines saw the launch today of 'Proud To Be', a song recorded by two of Africa's leading musicians, Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Youssou... Read more »
May 26, 2011
Ghana: Operation Bia II Rescues Children From Forced Labour [press release]
Police in Ghana have rescued 116 children who had been trafficked to work as forced labourers in the fishing industry along the country's Volta Lake area, in an operation... Read more »
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