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Seychelles

  • INTERPOL Victoria
  • Member since :
    1 September 1977
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Seychelles

Seychelles Police Force

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INTERPOL Victoria staff

Mission:

To provide a quality police service to the public by strengthening the Force and reinforcing social partnerships.

Vision:

To safeguard public safety through a caring and dedicated police service founded on a spirit of trust and partnership.

Core values:

  • Putting public safety and service to the community first;
  • Upholding the pride and professional reputation of the Force at all times;
  • Engaging with the community.

Strategic focus areas:

  • National, regional and international security;
  • Peace, preservation and crime management;
  • Road traffic;
  • Public confidence;
  • Cultural diversity;
  • Organizational development and capacity building.

Headed by a Police Commissioner personally appointed by the president of the Republic of Seychelles, the Force is made up of the following components:

  • Canine Unit;
  • Criminal Investigation Division;
  • INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for the Seychelles;
  • National Intelligence Services;
  • Public Security Support Wing (riot and crowd control);
  • Regular Police;
  • Scientific Support Crime & Record Bureau;
  • Tourism Police;
  • Traffic Police.

INTERPOL Victoria

The National Central Bureau (NCB) for the Seychelles is located at the Victoria-based Police Headquarters. It is headed by the Commissioner of Police and is part of the Criminal Investigation Division .

Mandate:

  • Assist local police forces in investigations requiring international outreach;
  • Assist in domestic or international investigations involving the Seychelles and
     - Lost or Stolen passports;
     - Fugitives and missing people;
     - Drugs;
     - Money laundering;
     - Extraditions;
     - Environmental crime;
     - Counterfeits;
     - Fraud.
INTERPOL Victoria in action
21 March 2014

INTERPOL anti-piracy meeting reviews key evidence against network leaders

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius – Reviewing key evidence and information sharing was the focus of a two-day (20 and 21 March) meeting under the umbrella of INTERPOL’s Maritime Security unit as part of it Evidence Exploitation Initiative (EVEXI) project targeting maritime piracy in East Africa.Investigators from all five EVEXI II countries and representatives from t...
08 August 2013

Human, drugs and arms traffickers targeted in operations across Eastern and Southern Africa

KENYA/ZIMBABWE - An operation across Eastern and Southern Africa targeting a range of cross-border crimes has resulted in the rescue of human trafficking victims, the seizure of drugs, guns and stolen vehicles and the recovery of smuggled goods including ivory and diamonds.Codenamed Usalama – which means ‘safety’ – the operation was led by the Eastern Afr...
18 July 2013

Fingerprint technology to boost fight against maritime piracy

VICTORIA, Seychelles – With the collection and transmission of evidence essential in the ongoing fight against maritime piracy, specialist fingerprint collection and transmission equipment has been provided by INTERPOL to the Seychelles law enforcement community.The Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) has been installed as part of the Europ...
20 June 2011

International cooperation with Seychelles crucial against maritime piracy, INTERPOL Chief tells country's authorities

VICTORIA, Seychelles – The Head of INTERPOL has underlined the world police body’s on-going support to the Seychelles and pledged its global resources to the island nation in its ‘herculean’ efforts to combat maritime piracy.During meetings (17-19 June) in Victoria with the Seychelles Minister for Home Affairs, Environment and Transport, Joel Morgan, as w...