• INTERPOL Maseru
  • Member since :
    6 de septiembre de 1971
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The Lesotho Mounted Police Service 

The Lesotho Mounted Police Service (LMPS) is part of the Ministry of Home Affairs and Public Safety.


  • Prevent, detect and investigate crime;
  • Maintain law and order;
  • Apprehend and prosecute offenders;
  • Protect people and property;
  • Provide emergency services.

Law enforcement services in Lesotho are divided into three geographic regions, with police in each region working under the command of an Assistant Commissioner who in turn answers to the National Commissioner of Police.

Some of the services provided by LMPS include:

  • ballistic examination;
  • child and gender protection;
  • commercial crime investigation;
  • criminal intelligence;
  • crime statistics and records;
  • firearms registration;
  • forensic science laboratory;
  • fugitive investigation;
  • detective services;
  • international police cooperation (INTERPOL);
  • legal affairs;
  • mounted escort;
  • narcotics and diamonds control;
  • stock theft detection;
  • special support;
  • special operations;
  • traffic control;
  • vehicle theft detection;
  • special investigations.


Located at the Maseru Police headquarters, the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Lesotho operates under the command of an Assistant Commissioner of Police who delegates the day-to-day running of the NCB to a Commanding Officer.

Operational units which make up the NCB include:

  • Crime Intelligence;
  • Cybercrime;
  • Drugs;
  • Environmental Crime and Works of Art;
  • Financial & High-Tech Crimes;
  • Firearms and Explosives;
  • Forensics;
  • Fraudulent Travel Documents;
  • Fugitive Investigations;
  • Gender Based Violence;
  • Illegal Migration;
  • Money Laundering;
  • Protected Resources;
  • Stock Theft;
  • Motor Vehicle Crime;
  • Terrorism;
  • Training and Anti-Corruption;
  • Trafficking in Human Beings;
  • Violent Crime.

The NCB also has the following offices :

  • NCB Commanding Officer;
  • Bilateral Liaison Officer;
  • Data Protection Officer;
  • Security Officer;
  • Information Technology staff;
  • Legal Affairs staff.
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Age today: 9 years old
Nationality: South africa , Lesotho


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