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    6 de septiembre de 1971
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Lesoto

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The Lesotho Mounted Police Service 

In terms of national policing, Lesotho is divided into three regions and each region is headed and administered by an Assistant Commissioner of Police.

As part of Lesotho’s Ministry of Home Affairs and Public Safety, the Lesotho Mounted Police Service (LMPS) has the following mandate:

  • Prevention and detection of crime;
  • Maintenance of law and order;
  • Apprehension and prosecution of offenders;
  • Protection of life and property;
  • Administration of police services;
  • Management of information, communication and technology;
  • Provision of emergency services.

Operational Services

Criminal Investigation Services (CIS) Structure:

  • Ballistics Examination Office;
  • Child and Gender Protection Unit;
  • Commercial Counter Crime Unit;
  • Crime Intelligence Bureau;
  • Criminal Records Bureau;
  • Narcotics and Diamond Control Unit;
  • Firearms Registration Office;
  • Forensic Science Laboratory;
  • INTERPOL National Central Bureau for Lesotho;
  • Legal Affairs;
  • Stock Theft Detection Unit;
  • Fugitive Investigation Unit;
  • Special Support Unit;
  • Vehicle Theft Detection Unit;
  • General Detectives Unit;
  • Crime Statistics Unit;
  • Special Investigation Unit.

INTERPOL Maseru

The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Lesotho is located at the Police headquarters in the capital city, Maseru.  It is headed by an Assistant Commissioner of Police who is also the Head of the Crime Investigation Service which houses the NCB.

Structure:

  • Head of NCB (Assistant Commissioner);
  • Officer in command of NCB (Terrorism);
  • Motor vehicle crime & fugitive investigations;
  • Trafficking in human beings, fraudulent travel documents and illegal immigration;
  • Financial and high tech crime;
  • Firearms and explosives;
  • Violent crime;
  • Environmental crime and wildlife;
  • Diamonds and precious stones;
  • Drugs, counterfeit pharmaceutics and crime intelligence;
  • Stock theft. 
INTERPOL Maseru in action
29 agosto 2011

INTERPOL colabora en un curso para frenar el tráfico de especies de flora y fauna silvestres en África Austral

GABORONE (Botsuana) – Funcionarios de las fuerzas del orden de once países de África Austral han finalizado un curso intensivo, de seis días de duración, sobre aplicación de la ley contra el tráfico de flora y fauna silvestres, organizado por INTERPOL, concebido por Environment Canada (Ministerio de medio ambiente canadiense) y financiado principalmente...
29 julio 2009

Decomiso de fármacos falsos en Lesotho a raíz de una operación apoyada por INTERPOL

MASERU (Lesotho) – Una operación policial contra la falsificación de fármacos en Lesotho, que incluía tanto la formación como el apoyo operativo de INTERPOL, ha dado lugar al decomiso de medicamentos básicos. Estos solo se deben vender bajo prescripción médica, pero en esta ocasión presentaban un nuevo empaquetado ilícito para después ser vendidos en la c...