Year in review 2015: INTERPOL

24 December 2015

INTERPOL is the world’s largest international police organization, with 190 member countries.

INTERPOL is the world’s largest international police organization, with 190 member countries. Our role is to enable police around the world to work together to make the world a safer place. Our high-tech infrastructure of technical and operational support helps meet the growing challenges of fighting crime in the 21st century.

Elephant ivory and rhino horn trafficking targeted across Africa in Operation Worthy

Police cooperation focus of Ecuador Minister of Interior visit to INTERPOL

Falsified and illicit medicines worth USD 7 million seized across Asia in INTERPOL-led operation

More than 500 arrested in INTERPOL operation targeting phone and email scams

 

22 December 2015

Elephant ivory and rhino horn trafficking targeted across Africa in Operation Worthy II

 

21 December 2015

New strategy to combat tiger crime welcomed by INTERPOL

 

21 December 2015

Falsified and illicit medicines worth USD 7 million seized across Asia in INTERPOL-led operation

 

21 December 2015

Police cooperation focus of Ecuador Minister of Interior visit to INTERPOL

 

18 December 2015

INTERPOL conference on strengthening law enforcement capacity in the Americas

 

18 December 2015

INTERPOL backs International Migrants Day

 

17 December 2015

More than 500 arrested in INTERPOL operation targeting phone and email scams

 

17 December 2015

Strengthening border security in ASEAN countries through specialist skills

 

16 December 2015

Protecting Cultural Heritage exhibition, United Nations headquarters

 

15 December 2015

Illicit online sale of medicines focus of INTERPOL training in Myanmar

 

15 December 2015

Online child sex abuser forums targeted in INTERPOL-coordinated operation

 

11 December 2015

INTERPOL counter-terrorism training strengthens impact of UNSC sanctions in Southeast Asia

 

11 December 2015

Combating terrorism focus of meeting between Australian Foreign Minister and INTERPOL Chief

 

10 December 2015

INTERPOL team assists Philippines in securing APEC summit under EU-ASEAN programme

 

09 December 2015

INTERPOL supports International Anti-Corruption Day

 

04 December 2015

INTERPOL supports global operation against Dorkbot botnet

 

03 December 2015

INTERPOL training on detecting fake documents aims to enhance border security

 

03 December 2015

INTERPOL hosts second meeting of global experts group on sports legislation

 

03 December 2015

International security focus of INTERPOL Chief’s visit to Tunisia

 

02 December 2015

INTERPOL training focused on port security in the Philippines

 

01 December 2015

INTERPOL cyber experts meeting aims to advise on global strategy

 

01 December 2015

International operation against illicit online trade supported by INTERPOL

 

01 December 2015

INTERPOL holds environmental security seminar in Colombia

 

27 November 2015

Austrian Interior Minister and INTERPOL Chief meet on international security cooperation

 

26 November 2015

Works of art stolen in Verona, Italy

 

26 November 2015

INTERPOL operations target illegal timber trade in Africa and the Americas

 

25 November 2015

Experts gather at INTERPOL to identify emerging social engineering fraud techniques

 

23 November 2015

Tackling wildlife crime focus of INTERPOL meeting

 

20 November 2015

INTERPOL regional training in Cambodia aims to build ASEAN capacity against terrorism

 

20 November 2015

INTERPOL meeting aims to develop strategy to curb tiger crime

 

20 November 2015

EU ministers call for access to INTERPOL’s databases at border points

 

19 November 2015

Major sports events security focus of INTERPOL meeting with NCS4

 

18 November 2015

Rescuing online child sexual abuse victims spotlighted at INTERPOL meeting

 

18 November 2015

Indian prime minister and INTERPOL Chief discuss cooperation

 

18 November 2015

Global asset recovery cooperation focus of INTERPOL-StAR conference

 

18 November 2015

INTERPOL meeting targets Foreign Terrorist Fighter networks and travel routes

 

17 November 2015

Roadmap for environmental security created by INTERPOL-UNEP conference

 

16 November 2015

INTERPOL and IFAW reinforce cooperation in combating wildlife crime

 

16 November 2015

INTERPOL-UNEP conference to tackle most pressing environmental crime issues

 

16 November 2015

INTERPOL backs #WePROTECT summit call for model national response in combating child abuse

 

14 November 2015

INTERPOL Chief strongly condemns Paris terror massacre

 

13 November 2015

ABC interview: INTERPOL outlines environmental crime challenges facing law enforcement

 

13 November 2015

Cross-border collaboration on biological incident investigations focus of INTERPOL workshop

 

12 November 2015

Security and Environmental Crime conference issues call for action

 

12 November 2015

Global security needs to align with today’s threats – INTERPOL Chief at migration summit

 

09 November 2015

INTERPOL supporting French investigation into athletics corruption

 

06 November 2015

More than 130 detained in global action tackling airline ticket fraud

 

06 November 2015

INTERPOL’s role in combating illegal fishing recognized

 

06 November 2015

Regional cooperation key to INTERPOL operation targeting terrorist movements

 

06 November 2015

INTERPOL at G7 Roma-Lyon Group meeting: global terrorism threat requires global approach

 

05 November 2015

New members elected to INTERPOL Executive Committee

 

05 November 2015

INTERPOL General Assembly approves blueprint for Organization’s future

 

04 November 2015

Rwandan programme to tackle gender-based violence spotlighted at INTERPOL General Assembly

 

04 November 2015

INTERPOL General Assembly endorses I-Checkit as innovative border management policing capability

 

03 November 2015

INTERPOL considers new tool to support asset recovery investigations

 

03 November 2015

US Attorney General highlights need for ‘rule of law’ in address to INTERPOL General Assembly

 

02 November 2015

INTERPOL Instructor Development Course for Maritime and Port Security officials held in Singapore

 

02 November 2015

World’s police chiefs to address global threats at INTERPOL General Assembly in Rwanda

 

27 October 2015

INTERPOL training to boost border security in West Africa

 

27 October 2015

Policing the land of a thousand hills

 

26 October 2015

Brazilian Federal Police Chief visit to INTERPOL identifies areas for enhanced cooperation

 

23 October 2015

Strategy to combat illegal wildlife trade in Central Asia marks International Snow Leopard Day

 

23 October 2015

INTERPOL course aims to boost efforts against chemical attacks

 

23 October 2015

Fighting pharmaceutical crime focus of INTERPOL training in Uganda

 

22 October 2015

Nuclear and radiological terrorism focus of INTERPOL exercise in Thailand

 

20 October 2015

Border security across Southeast Asia focus of new EU-ASEAN programme led by INTERPOL

 

19 October 2015

Peru gears up to protect sport’s integrity

 

16 October 2015

INTERPOL Chief tells Euronews ‘coordination is key’ in countering migrant smuggling networks

 

16 October 2015

INTERPOL-Europol forum outlines steps against people smuggling

 

15 October 2015

INTERPOL-Europol forum targets migrant smuggling networks

 

13 October 2015

Media invitation for 84th INTERPOL General Assembly in Rwanda

 

13 October 2015

INTERPOL-supported illegal fishing investigations lead to prosecution

 

09 October 2015

INTERPOL firearm symposium aims to combat gun crime

 

09 October 2015

China visit by INTERPOL Chief focuses on international police collaboration

 

08 October 2015

INTERPOL hosts first facial recognition symposium

 

08 October 2015

Operation targeting drug trafficking nets couriers in Latin America and Africa

 

06 October 2015

US task force report recognizes INTERPOL’s ‘crucial global tools’ in combating foreign terrorist fighter travel

 

02 October 2015

Cambodia hosts INTERPOL training against smuggling of chemicals

 

02 October 2015

Identifying fake documents focus of INTERPOL and Frontex workshop

 

01 October 2015

INTERPOL holds first meeting on pharmaceutical crime in Middle East

 

30 September 2015

INTERPOL training in Morocco aims to foster stability in North Africa and the Sahel

 

30 September 2015

Europol-INTERPOL cybercrime conference paves the way for proactive policing of cyberspace

 

30 September 2015

INTERPOL launches first national electronic police information system for West African countries

 

30 September 2015

Information sharing a defence against foreign terrorist fighters – INTERPOL Chief

 

27 September 2015

INTERPOL President addresses United Nations Sustainable Development Summit

 

27 September 2015

Global initiative launched to counter the destruction and trafficking of cultural property by terrorist and organized crime groups

 

25 September 2015

Addressing cybercrime challenges focus of INTERPOL working group meeting

 

23 September 2015

INTERPOL and FBI to forge closer ties against terrorism and cybercrime

 

23 September 2015

Global action against intellectual property crime focus of international conference

 

21 September 2015

Joint INTERPOL-IOC training sharpens investigation skills for competition manipulation allegations

 

21 September 2015

West African Police Information System launched by INTERPOL

 

21 September 2015

INTERPOL training in Senegal tackles corruption and financial crimes

 

21 September 2015

Singapore leads transnational ivory trafficking investigation

 

21 September 2015

South American operation targets crime networks behind fake goods

 

18 September 2015

Illicit medicine manufacturers shut down in INTERPOL operation against pharmaceutical crime

 

18 September 2015

Ethics review committee meets to develop guidelines on external funding for INTERPOL

 

17 September 2015

INTERPOL training aims to boost impact of UN Security Council Resolutions against terrorism in ASEAN region

 

17 September 2015

INTERPOL regional meeting in Turkey focuses on foreign terrorist fighters

 

16 September 2015

INTERPOL brings together experts to share best practice in combating ‘sextortion’

 

16 September 2015

INTERPOL Chief visits Colombia to boost regional police cooperation

 

15 September 2015

Strengthening regional and global security focus of INTERPOL Chief’s visit to Argentina

 

14 September 2015

INTERPOL forensics workshop in Singapore looks to boost region’s counter-terrorism investigations

 

11 September 2015

Enhancing forensic skills for maritime security focus of INTERPOL training in Singapore

 

11 September 2015

INTERPOL and Europol chiefs issue joint call for urgent action to target people smuggling networks

 

08 September 2015

Armenia receives INTERPOL DNA software to create national database

 

08 September 2015

Senior Chinese official and INTERPOL Chief meet on international police collaboration

 

04 September 2015

International Leaders’ Forum backs creation of Global Alliance to combat IED threat

 

03 September 2015

INTERPOL Chief addresses global security issues in ABC interview

 

02 September 2015

Tackling global threat of improvised explosive devices focus of international forum

 

01 September 2015

INTERPOL Chief and Australian Minister for Justice discuss security issues

 

31 August 2015

INTERPOL-coordinated EU project outlines roadmap against unregulated e-waste

 

25 August 2015

INTERPOL meeting in Singapore gathers fisheries investigators

 

21 August 2015

INTERPOL’s Project Leaf looks to boost efforts against forestry crime in Asia and East Africa

 

20 August 2015

INTERPOL cancels Red Notices in relation to Rafat Ali Rizvi and Hesham al-Warraq

 

19 August 2015

Transnational fisheries investigations focus of INTERPOL trainings in Southeast Asia

 

10 August 2015

INTERPOL supports Spanish operation against stolen vehicle trafficking

 

07 August 2015

INTERPOL hosts meetings on forestry and fisheries crime in Central and South America

 

06 August 2015

Corruption and financial crime focus of INTERPOL training in Botswana

 

04 August 2015

Illegal online gambling in Asia targeted in INTERPOL operation

 

04 August 2015

INTERPOL Chief offers continued support to ASEANAPOL to address regional and global security threats

 

31 July 2015

Strengthening West African border security focus of INTERPOL programme

 

31 July 2015

INTERPOL Darknet training shines light on underground criminal activities

 

30 July 2015

INTERPOL supports World Day against Trafficking in Persons

 

29 July 2015

On Global Tiger Day, INTERPOL commends member country efforts to protect the species

 

28 July 2015

New equipment boosts Royal Thai Police investigative capacity

 

28 July 2015

Elephant ivory and rhinoceros horn trafficking cases addressed at INTERPOL meeting

 

23 July 2015

Enhancing law enforcement response capability for disease outbreaks focus of INTERPOL workshop

 

23 July 2015

Incoming Finnish Police Commissioner visit to INTERPOL focuses on terrorism, cybercrime

 

21 July 2015

Media invitation for International Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Leaders’ Forum

 

16 July 2015

Increased information sharing to combat terrorism focus of German Interior Minister visit to INTERPOL

 

15 July 2015

INTERPOL Secretary General visits EU to enhance fight against migrant smuggling, terrorism

 

13 July 2015

Egyptian authorities seize guns, drugs and stolen art in operation targeting illicit goods

 

09 July 2015

Border security focus of visit to INTERPOL by Commander of the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee

 

08 July 2015

Belgian Deputy Prime Minister visit to INTERPOL focuses on terrorism and cybercrime

 

03 July 2015

Working group starts review of INTERPOL’s information processing mechanisms

 

02 July 2015

Forensic document examination focus of Balkans INTERPOL training

 

29 June 2015

Global action against online air ticket fraudsters sees 130 detained

 

26 June 2015

Identifying new and emerging terrorist threats in Asia-Pacific focus of INTERPOL programme

 

26 June 2015

INTERPOL Storm meeting looks to enhance investigative expertise in pharmaceutical crime

 

26 June 2015

INTERPOL offers full support following terror attacks in France, Tunisia, Kuwait and Somalia

 

26 June 2015

Police cooperation focus of visit by Gabon Minister of Interior to INTERPOL

 

25 June 2015

Official visit to INTERPOL by Frances Fitzgerald, Ireland’s Minister for Justice and Equality

 

25 June 2015

INTERPOL’s Turn Back Crime campaign wins award on World Anti-Counterfeiting Day

 

22 June 2015

Traffickers arrested in Côte d’Ivoire operation targeting child trafficking and forced labour

 

20 June 2015

Effective response to global security challenges focus of Norway visit by INTERPOL Chief

 

19 June 2015

Events in Jordan seek to boost environmental security in the region

 

18 June 2015

INTERPOL-coordinated operation strikes at organized crime with seizure of 20 million illicit medicines

 

17 June 2015

INTERPOL and IOC support national efforts against competition manipulation in Norway

 

12 June 2015

United States streamlines travel for foreign officials traveling on INTERPOL business

 

12 June 2015

INTERPOL suspends agreement with FIFA

 

10 June 2015

INTERPOL ‘Pink Panthers’ meeting brings together investigators to share information

 

10 June 2015

INTERPOL holds first expert group meeting on sports safety and security

 

05 June 2015

INTERPOL group to field test new ink dating protocols to aid fraud and forgery investigations

 

05 June 2015

INTERPOL operation against wildlife trafficking marks World Environment Day

 

04 June 2015

Combating corruption in the forestry sector focus of INTERPOL training in Malaysia

 

04 June 2015

International police cooperation focus of Belgium Foreign Minister’s visit to INTERPOL

 

03 June 2015

INTERPOL issues Red Notices for former FIFA officials and executives wanted by US authorities

 

03 June 2015

INTERPOL meeting in Spain encourages information sharing on foreign fighters

 

02 June 2015

UK initiative underlines role of due diligence in securing official documents

 

01 June 2015

International cooperation in combating cybercrime focus of conference

 

01 June 2015

Fakes worth USD 60 million seized in operations across Americas and Caribbean

 

29 May 2015

INTERPOL Chief says ‘unprecedented’ foreign terrorist fighter threat requires global action

 

27 May 2015

INTERPOL initiatives look to boost fight against pharmaceutical crime in Mauritania

 

25 May 2015

INTERPOL Chief at Qatar forum outlines complex illicit drugs landscape

 

22 May 2015

INTERPOL training in Ghana aims to strengthen regional police capacity in border management

 

22 May 2015

Enhancing international police cooperation focus of meeting between Chinese Vice-Minister and INTERPOL Chief

 

21 May 2015

INTERPOL holds first meeting for major events cybersecurity experts group

 

21 May 2015

INTERPOL Europe meeting develops regional collaboration against transnational crime

 

20 May 2015

Sudan police host INTERPOL National Environment Security Seminar

 

19 May 2015

INTERPOL meeting in Bucharest aims to set the course for European security

 

18 May 2015

Cooperation and effective data exchange focus of INTERPOL training in Vietnam

 

15 May 2015

Agreement with SMART Research to enhance INTERPOL forensic support to law enforcement

 

13 May 2015

New INTERPOL notice could provide global link in targeting criminal assets

 

11 May 2015

Boosting national efforts against match-fixing focus of INTERPOL-FIFA meeting in Canada

 

07 May 2015

Identifying biological threats to strengthen response capability focus of workshop

 

06 May 2015

Internationally wanted match-fixing suspect in Italian custody

 

05 May 2015

INTERPOL supports UK operation targeting criminal networks behind vehicle crime

 

05 May 2015

Global information sharing key to internal security: INTERPOL Chief

 

04 May 2015

INTERPOL issues global alert for potentially lethal illicit diet drug

 

30 April 2015

INTERPOL strengthens cooperation in combating corruption and money laundering in Latin America

 

29 April 2015

Addressing threat of agroterrorism focus of INTERPOL meeting

 

28 April 2015

INTERPOL Chief pledges continued support to protect cultural heritage

 

22 April 2015

INTERPOL tools to help identify organized crime networks behind illegal migration

 

21 April 2015

Media invitation for 43rd INTERPOL European Regional Conference in Romania

 

17 April 2015

INTERPOL Asia meeting sets its sights on enhancing regional security

 

16 April 2015

Cyber security requires coordination and innovation, INTERPOL President tells conference

 

15 April 2015

INTERPOL meeting of Asian police chiefs focuses on evolving crime threats

 

14 April 2015

Inaugural INTERPOL World forum focuses on innovation for global security

 

14 April 2015

Global efforts to identify child abuse victims via INTERPOL boosted with Microsoft technology

 

13 April 2015

International gathering marks inauguration of INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation

 

13 April 2015

INTERPOL coordinates global operation to take down Simda botnet

 

10 April 2015

INTERPOL border security operation targets criminals traveling in Southeast Asia

 

09 April 2015

Operation targeting chemical smuggling in Asia nets hijacked ship

 

08 April 2015

INTERPOL meeting supports fight against drug trafficking across Africa

 

01 April 2015

Protecting cultural heritage requires a global response, says INTERPOL Chief

 

26 March 2015

INTERPOL cyber research identifies malware threat to virtual currencies

 

25 March 2015

INTERPOL deploys team to support investigation into Germanwings plane crash

 

24 March 2015

Enhancing cooperation in combating organized crime and terrorism focus of INTERPOL meeting

 

20 March 2015

Media invitation to 22nd INTERPOL Asian Regional Conference in Singapore

 

19 March 2015

INTERPOL hosts global music industry anti-piracy conference

 

17 March 2015

INTERPOL Chief at Europol launch of Joint Operational Team against irregular migration

 

17 March 2015

INTERPOL supporting UK appeal for Britain’s most wanted fugitives

 

16 March 2015

INTERPOL continues constructive dialogue with Fair Trials International

 

13 March 2015

US Congressional visit to INTERPOL focuses on combating terrorism

 

11 March 2015

INTERPOL Chief meets with Foundation President

 

11 March 2015

International meeting at INTERPOL aims to better protect cultural heritage

 

10 March 2015

Jordan hosts bioterrorism preparedness table top exercise

 

03 March 2015

INTERPOL encourages global action on World Wildlife Day

 

23 February 2015

Zambia hosts INTERPOL training session against wildlife crime

 

23 February 2015

Namibian President launches national INTERPOL Turn Back Crime campaign

 

20 February 2015

Togo police arrest suspected child rapist accused of kidnapping two girls from Benin

 

19 February 2015

Information sharing is a ‘tripwire’ against foreign terrorist fighters – INTERPOL Chief

 

16 February 2015

Nepal’s top wildlife criminal nabbed in Malaysia

 

16 February 2015

Record seizures of fake food and drink in INTERPOL-Europol operation

 

12 February 2015

Uniting West African efforts to tackle illegal timber trade focus of INTERPOL workshop

 

10 February 2015

Safer Internet Day backed by INTERPOL

 

03 February 2015

Brunei hosts INTERPOL counter-terrorism course for Asean countries

 

02 February 2015

INTERPOL Basic Training on Maritime Security held in Malaysia

 

30 January 2015

Estonia hosts INTERPOL workshop on anti-corruption and financial crimes

 

30 January 2015

Secretary General visits INTERPOL National Central Bureau in Latvia

 

30 January 2015

Costa Rica police capacity boosted with new INTERPOL technology

 

29 January 2015

Foreign fighter threat to Europe requires global response says INTERPOL Chief

 

22 January 2015

INTERPOL Chief on CNN: information sharing crucial against global terror threat

 

15 January 2015

New Zealand requests INTERPOL Purple Notices to identify networks behind illegal fishing

 

12 January 2015

INTERPOL issues Red Notices for former Ukrainian leaders

 

07 January 2015

INTERPOL Chief strongly condemns terror attack on magazine offices in Paris

Source: INTERPOL

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Robert Williams

Editor in Chief

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