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Police services in Ukraine are provided by the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) which is responsible for the Militia – the national police authority. The Minister is appointed by the President of Ukraine.

MIA mission:

  • Creation and implementation of national policy on protecting  basic rights and freedom;
  • Maintain law and order;
  • Keep people safe;
  • Prevent, detect and investigate crime;
  • Protect public and private property;
  • Traffic control and road safety;
  • Creation of state policy on migration (legal and illegal).

MIA structure:

  • Crime Prevention;
  • Criminal Investigations;
  • Cyber Crime and Trafficking in Human Beings;
  • Drugs;
  • Economic Crime;
  • Information and Analytical Support;
  • INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) of Ukraine;
  • Juvenile Crime;
  • Main Investigations;
  • Operational Services;
  • Operational and Technical Solutions;
  • Organized Crime;
  • Public Security;
  • State Automobile Inspection;
  • State Scientific Research – Forensics Centre. 


The INTERPOL NCB for Ukraine is a sub-division if the MIA.  It serves as the central coordination centre for criminal matters involving Ukraine and the INTERPOL law enforcement community.

It provides assistance to domestic partners in operational and criminal matters concerning violent, property and economic crimes, including people smuggling, money laundering, drug trafficking, terrorism and high-tech cyber-crime. INTERPOL Kiev also serves as the Europol national contact point and the national football information point.

INTERPOL Kiev is staffed by almost 60 men and women, including more than 50 police officers.  It has a command centre operational 24 hours a day, and also 27 liaison units in every region of Ukraine.

NCB mission:

  • Coordination of Ukrainian law enforcement action in counteracting transnational crime;
  • Coordination of police cooperation activities between Ukraine law enforcement agencies, the INTERPOL General Secretariat and INTERPOL member countries;
  • Monitoring of the evolution of transnational crime in Ukraine or by Ukrainian nationals abroad.

Principal domestic partners:

  • General Prosecutors Office;
  • Ministry of Justice;
  • Security Service;
  • State Border Guard Service;
  • State Customs Service;
  • State Tax Administration;
  • Other MIA units.

Boosting border security

To strengthen national security and prevent criminal activity in Ukraine, INTERPOL Kiev arranged for frontline police officers across the country to have access to INTERPOL’s databases. With the support of an INTERPOL project funded by the European Union, officers across the country now have hands-on access to INTERPOL databases.  With this capacity, Ukraine police officers across the country can quickly determine if a person is a potential threat to national security.

INTERPOL training centre

In collaboration with the General Secretariat, in 2008 INTERPOL Kiev set up a training centre for INTERPOL's secure police communications system at the Kiev National University of Internal Affairs. This training centre provides a venue for Ukrainian police to continually improve their international policing skills and keep abreast of new tools and services provided by the INTERPOL General Secretariat.

INTERPOL Kiev in action
18 July 2014

INTERPOL team to help identify victims of Malaysia Airlines crash

LYON, France – At the request of the Ukrainian authorities INTERPOL is to deploy an Incident Response Team (IRT) to help coordinate the identification of the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH 17 which crashed on Thursday.The INTERPOL team, which includes Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) experts and a representative from the International Commissi...
18 October 2013

INTERPOL exercise boosts radiological and nuclear terrorism response capacity in Ukraine and Belarus

KIEV, Ukraine – Specialized officials from Ukraine and Belarus law enforcement, customs, border control, public health, regulatory and security services have taken part in a tabletop exercise aimed at testing their capacity to prevent nuclear and radiological terrorism and to identify best practices in responding to such attacks.Organized by INTERPOL’s CB...
20 September 2013

INTERPOL Chief warns of ‘invisible’ threats to personal and economic security

YALTA, Ukraine – Cybercrime, counterfeit products and the ever-increasing movement of people and goods in both the real and virtual worlds pose a significant threat to global safety and security, the head of INTERPOL warned today.Speaking at the 10th Yalta Annual Meeting in Ukraine, Secretary General Ronald K. Noble said the trade in fake and illicit good...
22 May 2013

Ukraine’s international security role focus of Prosecutor General’s visit to INTERPOL

LYON, France – International law enforcement cooperation via INTERPOL’s global network was among the key issues in talks between the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Viktor Pshonka, and INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble at the world police body’s General Secretariat headquarters.The visit by Mr Pshonka provided an opportunity for reviewing national...
17 July 2012

International operation led by INTERPOL reveals scale of illicit goods trafficking

LYON, France – An INTERPOL-led operation against illicit goods trafficking across Eastern Europe has revealed the extent and increasingly elaborate methods used by transnational crime groups to traffic illicit goods with more than 1,400 individuals arrested or under investigation and the seizure of 7.3 million trafficked goods.The month-long Operation Bla...
02 July 2012

INTERPOL chief praises safe conclusion of EURO 2012 in Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine - With the final whistle blown on EURO 2012, INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble praised the international teamwork which resulted in a safe and secure football tournament by co-hosts Ukraine and Poland and the wider policing community.During his mission to Ukraine, the Head of INTERPOL visited the EURO 2012 International Police Coope...
08 November 2011

Organized crime and regional cooperation focus of Ukraine prosecutor visit to INTERPOL

LYON, France –The importance of enhancing international cooperation in the areas of economic and financial crime, money laundering and corruption were among the key issues highlighted during a visit by First Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Renat Kuzmin, to the world police body’s General Secretariat headquarters in Lyon today.During discussions with...
23 September 2011

INTERPOL radiological and nuclear investigations training course in Poland seeks to boost common action plan

WARSAW, Poland – Representatives of 10 Eastern European countries gathered last week to learn how to conduct effective investigations into instances of suspected criminal acts involving radiological and nuclear (RN) weapons, materials and technology. Experienced investigators from law enforcement, customs and other security forces teamed up with their cou...
15 April 2011

INTERPOL hunt for international fugitives leads to numerous arrests across South America

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – An INTERPOL operation targeting 207 internationally-wanted fugitives wanted for serious crimes including murder, kidnapping, organized crime and child sexual abuse believed to be hiding in South America has led to arrests across the continent and new investigative leads established for almost a quarter.Investigative leads develop...
09 September 2010

Travel document and border security focus of Ukrainian minister visit to INTERPOL

LYON, France – The importance of border and travel document security were key issues during discussions between Ukraine’s Minister of the Interior Anatolii Mohylov and INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble during a visit by the minister to the world police body’s General Secretariat headquarters in Lyon today. Ukraine was among the first countries to...
02 July 2010

INTERPOL praises German and Ukrainian police collaboration in recovery of stolen Caravaggio painting

LYON, France – The head of INTERPOL has praised police authorities in Germany and Ukraine for their ‘exemplary international collaboration’ in a recent operation in which a stolen Caravaggio painting was recovered and an alleged international art theft gang broken up with more than 20 suspects arrested. Led by Germany’s Federal Police, the Bundeskriminala...
17 December 2008

I-24/7 in Ukraine

Successful conclusion of TACIS-Ukraine project A joint project between INTERPOL and the European Union has provided police across Ukraine with updated tools and knowledge to tackle both domestic and international crime more effectively. A new training centre and a high-tech National Central Bureau (NCB) are powerful testimony to the success of the TACIS-U...
10 November 2008

Arrest of Kazakh murder fugitive in Austria highlights role of international police co-operation

LYON, France – A fugitive Kazakh national wanted in his country for murder and subject of an INTERPOL Red Notice, or international wanted persons’ notice, has been arrested in Austria following an international operation across seven countries co-ordinated via INTERPOL.Asanali Zhekebayev, aged 33, who is wanted in Kazakhstan following his conviction there...

Red Notices 160

Age today: 29 years old
Nationality: Ukraine


Age today: 64 years old
Nationality: Ukraine


All wanted persons

Yellow Notices 67

Age today: 47 years old
Nationality: Ukraine


Age today: 23 years old
Nationality: Ukraine


All Missing persons

European Regional Conference 2004
  • 33rd European Regional Conference - 2004 - Kiev