Cybercrime is one of the fastest growing areas of crime, due to the speed, convenience and anonymity of modern technologies and the Internet. INTERPOL’s cybercrime programme works to identify emerging threats and to develop tools and services to enable police to respond on an international level.
15 December 2014
INTERPOL operation in Central America and the Caribbean nets almost 30 tonnes of drugs
Collective action of member countries and partners targets drugs and firearms trafficking
LYON, France – More than 27.5 tonnes of drugs have been seized in Operation Lionfish II, an INTERPOL-led initiative targeting the illicit trafficking of drugs and firearms by organized crime groups across Central America and the Caribbean. The seized drugs included cocaine, cannabis and heroin, with the cocaine haul alone valued at almost USD 1.3 billion.
10 December 2014
Stronger cooperation key to success in online child abuse investigations, says INTERPOL Chief
LONDON, UK – INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock has told the #WeProtect Global Summit on Child Sexual Exploitation that for international efforts to combat online child abuse to remain successful, greater information sharing is essential.
09 December 2014
United Nations counter-terrorism task force set to strengthen cooperation with INTERPOL
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Enhancing coordination between UN agencies and the world’s largest police organization to combat the threat of terrorism and foreign fighters was the focus of the recent 4th UN Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) Retreat.
28 November 2014
INTERPOL marks 25 years in Lyon as it looks to the future
Mayor of Lyon joins Secretary General Stock in celebrating anniversary
LYON, France – Celebrating INTERPOL’s 25 years in Lyon, the city’s Senator-Mayor Gérard Collomb and other senior French officials joined INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock in marking the anniversary of the world police body’s establishment in the French city.
25 November 2014
Heads of INTERPOL and United Nations meet on global security challenges
Sanctions focus of first INTERPOL address to UN Security Council by Secretary General Stock
UNITED NATIONS, New York – A high-level meeting between INTERPOL President Mireille Ballestrazzi, INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock and UN Chief Ban Ki-moon provided an opportunity for the two international organizations to advance their close cooperation against a backdrop of evolving international security challenges.
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