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Kuwait

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  • Member since :
    16 June 1965
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Kuwait

Under the command of the Minister of Interior, Kuwait’s Public Security Force provides law enforcement services to the people of Kuwait.  Created in 1938, it is a national police force in charge of public security and the prevention, detection and investigation of crime.

Mandate:

  • Criminal investigation;
  • Emergency operations;
  • Immigration services;
  • International police cooperation;
  • Identification documents;
  • Incarceration Systems;
  • Law and order;
  • Prosecution;
  • Traffic control.

INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Kuwait

The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Kuwait is called the Arab and International Criminal Police Department (AICPD). It is made up of six sections:

  1. International Police
    This unit is Kuwait’s law enforcement connection with INTERPOL member countries and General Secretariat offices worldwide. It is the main law enforcement platform for international investigations involving Kuwait or Kuwaiti citizens. It coordinates Kuwait’s law enforcement action in relation to all categories of INTERPOL Notice, working with other NCBs on fugitive investigations, arrests and extraditions.The unit is also responsible for investigations relating to stolen vehicles and lost and stolen travel documents;
  2. Arab Police
    Coordination of targeted regional law enforcement action with the 22 member countries of the Arab Interior Ministers Council;
  3. Gulf Police
    Coordination of administrative matters relating to Kuwait’s membership of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, a politico-economic union of six member states located in the Gulf region;
  4. Investigations
    Coordination of the operational side of Kuwait’s law enforcement action relating to
    - fugitive investigations;
    - extradition and deportation;
    - seizure of goods acquired through criminal activities;
    - lost or stolen Kuwaiti passports (in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs)  
  5. Automated Information Search Facility
    This unit performs as Kuwait’s national crime information centre, maintaining a computerized index of criminal justice information, including :
    - criminal record history;
    - stolen property;
    - missing persons;
    - wanted people and fugitives;
    - stolen and lost passports;
    - stolen motor vehicles;
    - victim identification;
    - stolen works of art.
    This unit is also in charge of police information technology systems (maintenance, keeping systems modern, up-dated and state-of-the-art).
  6. Administration
    This administrative section serves police units 1-5 above with comprehensive support services including :
    - human resources;
    - archives;
    - data processing;
    - correspondence.
INTERPOL Kuwait in action
26 June 2015

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

LYON, France – INTERPOL has offered its full support to French, Tunisian, Kuwaiti and Somalian authorities following four separate terrorist attacks which have left more than 80 people dead and many more injured.INTERPOL’s 24-hour Command and Coordination Centre (CCC) at its General Secretariat headquarters is in close contact with the National Central Bu...
10 September 2014

Formal recognition of INTERPOL Travel Document underlines Kuwait’s commitment to global security

LYON, France – Kuwait’s commitment to international police cooperation has been underlined with the signing of a formal agreement recognizing the INTERPOL Travel Document at the INTERPOL General Secretariat headquarters in Lyon.Chief of Kuwait Police and Ministry of the Interior Under Secretary Lieutenant General Suleiman Fahad Al Fahad and INTERPOL Secre...
25 June 2014

Kuwait requests INTERPOL Purple Notice after fake car parts used to smuggle drugs

LYON, France – The discovery of 20,000 illicit tablets hidden inside fake car parts has led to the issue of an INTERPOL Purple Notice at the request of Kuwait.The Tramadol tablets, which are illegal in Kuwait, were found during an investigation by the General Directorate for Combating Drugs when officers became suspicious of a parcel sent to an Egyptian n...

Red Notices 64

AHMAD
YASER MUSTAFA FATHALLAH
Age today: 57 years old
Nationality: Jordan

Details

MOUSSA
WALID
Age today: 35 years old
Nationality: Egypt

Details

All wanted persons

Yellow Notices 3

ALKASAR
AHMAD BADER SULIMAN AHMAD
Age today: 36 years old
Nationality: Kuwait

Details

JOHNSON
DENNIS GEORGE
Age today: 15 years old
Nationality: Canada , Kuwait

Details

All Missing persons

INTERPOL Kuwait – history and structure

INTERPOL Kuwait Head presents his National Central Bureau (Arabic language)

INTERPOL Kuwait seizes 20,000 illegal Tramadol tablets concealed inside fake car parts