Trinidad y Tobago

  • INTERPOL Port of Spain
  • Member since :
    30 de septiembre de 1964
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Trinidad y Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago Police Service


To Protect and Serve with Pride

Part of the Ministry of National Security, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) is both a civil and military body. More than 6,500 police officers work to support the TTPS mandate, which is to:

  • apprehend offenders;
  • enforce the law ;
  • maintain law and order;
  • preserve peace;
  • prevent, detect and investigate crime;
  • protect life and property.

Some of the Divisions which make up the TTPS structure include:

  • Criminal Investigation Division and Criminal Records Office:
    • INTERPOL Port of Spain;
    • Crime Scene Investigations;
    • Fingerprints;
    • Crime Stoppers;
    • Stolen Vehicles;
    • Immigration Investigations;
    • Anti Kidnapping;
  • Organized Crime Narcotics and Firearms Unit;
  • Special Branch;
  • Homicide;
  • Fraud Squad;
  • Mounted and Canine Branch;
  • Counter Trafficking Unit;
  • Cyber Crime Unit;
  • Criminal Gang and Intelligence Unit;
  • Financial Investigative Branch;
  • Children Protection Unit;
  • Guard and Emergency Branch;
  • Police Academy;
  • Police Command Centre and Rapid Response Unit ;
  • Community Police.

INTERPOL Port of Spain

The Commissioner of Police is the head of the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Trinidad and Tobago, and is assisted by an Assistant Commissioner of Police.

With a staff off eight, INTERPOL Port of Spain sits structurally in the Criminal Investigation Division and Criminal Records Office. 


  • Operate as the national point of contact for domestic law enforcement agencies requiring help in overseas investigations;
  • Facilitate cross-border police co-operation to prevent and fight international crime;
  • Locate and apprehend international fugitives;
  • Assist law enforcement agencies in all INTERPOL member countries to carry out investigations involving Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Gather and share intelligence with a view to tracing and locating suspects, fugitives and wanted persons;
  • Assist in the location and identification of missing persons;
  • Assist in the seizure of stolen or smuggled property;
  • Co-ordinate the extradition or deportation of fugitives;
  • Relay intelligence and information to law enforcement agencies, and judicial authorities

Crime priorities

  • Drugs and organized crime;
  • Fugitive investigations;
  • Public safety and terrorism;
  • Human trafficking and people smuggling;
  • Financial and high-tech crime;
  • Corruption.
INTERPOL Port of Spain in action
17 julio 2015

US Embassy rewards INTERPOL Port of Spain for dedication to fugitive investigations

The US Embassy in Port of Spain has presented the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Trinidad and Tobago with two awards in recognition of the NCB’s outstanding dedication to fugitive investigations and public service.In the presence of senior US Diplomatic Security Service and FBI representatives, Chargé d’Affaires Margaret Diop paid tribute to t...
11 junio 2015

Cooperation between Canada and Trinidad INTERPOL bureaus leads to arrest of wanted murder suspect

A Red Notice subject wanted by Canada for murder and a series of violent burglaries has been arrested in Trinidad and Tobago by local INTERPOL police officers following investigations coordinated by the INTERPOL National Central Bureaus (NCBs) in Ottawa and Port-of-Spain and their national law enforcement partners.The arrest of Septimus Neverson on 25 Feb...
22 noviembre 2013

INTERPOL holds advanced training on criminal intelligence analysis in the Americas

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago – Some 20 law enforcement officials from across the Caribbean attended an advanced criminal intelligence training session aimed at combating drug trafficking and organized crime activities in the region.The five-day course (18-22 November) is part of the INTERPOL Capacity Building Programme on Criminal Intelligence Analy...