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Filipinas

The Philippine Center on Transnational Crime (PCTC), which houses INTERPOL Manila, is the national law enforcement agency which carries investigations beyond the borders of the Philippines.  Its priority crime areas include:

  • Illicit trafficking of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances; 
  • Money laundering; 
  • Terrorism; 
  • Arms smuggling; 
  • Trafficking in persons; 
  • Piracy;
  • Any crime which impacts the stability and security of the Philippines.       

The PCTC coordinates all transnational crime operations carried out by other government agencies of the Philippines. It designs new projects to strengthen the country’s combined response and ensures the efficient exchange of information. The PCTC recommends ways to better prevent transnational crime and to detect and apprehend criminals operating across borders. A central database of national and international legislation underpins these recommendations. Activities are reinforced through training programmes delivered in cooperation with national government agencies, other countries and international organizations.  

The PCTC is assisted by the Philippine’s 22 national law enforcement agencies:

Philippine’s 22 national law enforcement agencies
  • Philippine National Police;
  • National Bureau of Investigation;
  • Department of Justice;
  • Anti-Money Laundering Council;
  • Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Philippine Central Bank);
  • Bureau of Customs;
  • Bureau of Immigration;
  • Bureau of Internal Revenue;
  • Dangerous Drugs Board;
  • Department of Finance;
  • Department of Foreign Affairs;
  • Department of Tourism;
  • Philippine Center on Transnational Crime;
  • Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency;
  • Optical Media Board;
  • Philippine Coast Guard
  • Philippine Overseas Employment Administration;
  • Philippine Ports Authority;
  • Philippine Postal Corporation;
  • Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission;
  • Securities and Exchange Commission;
  • Office for Transportation Security.

INTERPOL Manila

The National Central Bureau (NCB) for the Philippines is an inter-ministerial entity which is not part of the Philippine National Police but instead is directly attached to the Office of the President. As such it benefits from direct access to the services of all law enforcement agencies in the Philippines. 

The NCB is referred to as “NALECC-SCILEC” (National Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee - Sub Committee on International Law Enforcement Cooperation).

INTERPOL Manila is an integral part of the PCTC. Its mission is to serve as the liaison office and main coordinating body for international police cooperation on behalf of all law enforcement agencies in the Philippines. Its main duties include:

  • Monitoring and coordinating law enforcement activities relating to transnational crimes affecting the Philippines;
  • Operating and maintaining an operations centre to serve as the focal point for international cooperation on transnational crime for all law enforcement agencies in the Philippines;
  • Acting as a NALECC Sub Committee in the monitoring of crime and activities which threaten national security and the economy.

INTERPOL Manila works around the clock and uses English as its main working language.

INTERPOL Manila in action
09 junio 2016

INTERPOL lanza una operación contra la venta en línea de medicamentos y productos falsos

LYON (Francia) - Medicinas falsas para el tratamiento del cáncer, equipos de diagnóstico del VIH y la diabetes de calidad insuficiente, material odontológico falsificado y equipos quirúrgicos ilícitos son solo algunos de los fármacos y artículos potencialmente mortales incautados en el marco de la operación PANGEA IX de INTERPOL.Esta operación, dirigida c...
15 febrero 2016

Enhancing port security in the Philippines focus of INTERPOL training

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A second training programme to provide frontline law enforcement officers in the Philippines with the necessary skills to face the challenges of port security has been delivered by INTERPOL.The five-day (1 to 5 February) course brought together 28 participants from several national and local law enforcement and government agencies...
21 diciembre 2015

Falsified and illicit medicines worth USD 7 million seized across Asia in INTERPOL-led operation

LYON, France – Falsified and illicit medicines worth an estimated USD 7 million were seized across Asia in an INTERPOL-coordinated operation to combat pharmaceutical crime in the region.Involving 13 Asian countries, Operation Storm VI saw the arrest of 87 individuals and the investigation of nearly 500 pharmacies and markets, as well as some 100 illicit o...
17 diciembre 2015

Strengthening border security in ASEAN countries through specialist skills

HANOI, Vietnam - Developing practical knowledge and skills to enhance border security was the focus of the first operational training course provided by INTERPOL under the EU-ASEAN Migration and Border Management Programme II.The six-day course saw 22 participants from nine ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries trained in a range of ski...
10 diciembre 2015

INTERPOL team assists Philippines in securing APEC summit under EU-ASEAN programme

MANILA, Philippines – Under the umbrella of the EU-ASEAN Migration and Border Management programme, INTERPOL deployed a team during the recent Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit 2015 in Manila to help Philippine law enforcement authorities make the event as safe as possible.The main purpose in deploying the Major Events Support Team (IMEST) w...
20 octubre 2015

Border security across Southeast Asia focus of new EU-ASEAN programme led by INTERPOL

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Enhancing border management and security across Southeast Asia is the focus of a new three-year European Union (EU) and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) programme led by INTERPOL.The EU-ASEAN Migration and Border Management Programme II, funded by the EU and implemented by INTERPOL, is aimed at improving connectivity thr...
19 agosto 2015

Transnational fisheries investigations focus of INTERPOL trainings in Southeast Asia

SEMARANG, Indonesia – Assisting member countries build investigative capacity on illegal fishing and the illegal trade in living marine species was the focus of recent INTERPOL training programmes in Indonesia and the Philippines.During both five-day courses, INTERPOL officials provided training on a range of fisheries and maritime issues including legal...
09 abril 2015

Operation targeting chemical smuggling in Asia nets hijacked ship

LYON, France - An operation targeting the smuggling of dangerous chemicals conducted across Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines resulted in the recovery of a hijacked ship and a number of arrests.The Indonesian-flagged vessel, which was used to ship chemicals, was recovered by Philippine authorities on 23 February.The seizure was part of a five-day op...
23 agosto 2014

Philippine operation against ‘sextortion’ network builds on INTERPOL support

BUCALAN, Philippines – An operation by the Philippine National Police (PNP) has led to the arrest of eight suspects accused of running an online sexual extortion ring which blackmailed victims across Asia after luring them into engaging in cybersex activities and recording them.Operation Strikeback II also saw the rescue of five minors allegedly used by t...
02 mayo 2014

INTERPOL contraataca coordinando una operación contra las redes de chantaje sexual

MANILA (Filipinas) ‒ INTERPOL ha coordinado una operación contra las redes de delincuencia organizada responsables de casos de extorsión sexual en todo el mundo que ha dado lugar a la detención de 58 personas, entre ellas 3 hombres vinculados al grupo que acosó al adolescente escocés Daniel Perry.Perry se suicidó a los 17 años de edad el pasado mes de jul...
19 noviembre 2013

INTERPOL envía a Filipinas un equipo para evaluar las necesidades en materia de identificación de víctimas a raíz del tifón Haiyan

LYON (Francia) – Tras el paso del tifón Haiyan, que ha provocado miles de muertos, desaparecidos y desplazados, INTERPOL ha enviado a Filipinas un equipo de gestión de crisis para ayudar a evaluar las necesidades en materia de identificación de víctimas de catástrofes (IVC).A petición de las autoridades filipinas, el equipo de INTERPOL, del que forman par...
08 agosto 2012

Una operación de INTERPOL conduce a la detención del cerebro de una red de contrabando de automóviles que movía millones de euros

LYON (Francia) – El presunto cerebro de una red mundial de contrabando, que, según las estimaciones, desde 2009 había traficado con vehículos deportivos y de lujo valorados en unos seis millones de euros, ha sido detenido a raíz de una operación coordinada por INTERPOL.Este hombre, de nacionalidad rusa, fue capturado en Venecia (Italia), en el marco de la...
15 marzo 2012

El incremento de la cooperación, tema destacado de la reunión entre el jefe de la Policía Nacional de Filipinas y el jefe de INTERPOL

LYON (Francia) ‒ El Director General de la Policía Nacional de Filipinas, Nicanor Bartolomé, se ha reunido con Ronald Noble, Secretario General de INTERPOL, para tratar sobre el incremento de la cooperación entre dicho país y la organización policial mundial para combatir una serie de delitos transnacionales.El jefe de la Policía Nacional de Filipinas, qu...
22 abril 2010

Philippine and INTERPOL operation targets people smuggling networks

MANILA, Philippines - An operation at Manila International Airport has been carried out by local law enforcement authorities in co-ordination with INTERPOL targeting criminal networks and illegal immigrants attempting to use fraudulent documents to enter the Philippines.Co-ordinated by the Dismantling Smuggling Networks (DSN) umbrella of INTERPO...
29 agosto 2008

Filipinas e INTERPOL designan en Cebú a sendos jefes permanentes de los equipos de identificación de víctimas del huracán Frank

MANILA (Filipinas) – El Director de la Oficina Nacional de Investigaciones (NBI) de Filipinas, Nestor Mantaring, y el Secretario General de INTERPOL, Ronald Noble, se han reunido hoy en la sede de la NBI, situada en Manila, para encontrar el modo de que la identificación de víctimas del transbordador hundido a consecuencia del huracán Frank prosiga de la...
01 julio 2008

INTERPOL utilizará técnicas avanzadas de análisis de ADN para identificar a las 800 víctimas del accidente de transbordador ocurrido en Filipinas, y lanza un llamamiento para conseguir instalaciones suplementarias

MANILA (Filipinas) – Tras el envío de una unidad de gestión de crisis a Filipinas a fin de ayudar a evaluar los requisitos para la recuperación e identificación de las víctimas del accidente de transbordador ocurrido el 21 de junio, INTERPOL va a desempeñar un papel fundamental en el apoyo y la coordinación de las actividades que se llevan a cabo en el pa...
30 junio 2008

INTERPOL despliega un equipo de evaluación para prestar asistencia a las autoridades filipinas tras el grave accidente de transbordador

LYON (Francia) – Con motivo del grave accidente de transbordador ocurrido el pasado 21 de junio en el que perdieron la vida unos 800 pasajeros, INTERPOL ha enviado a Filipinas una unidad de gestión de crisis a fin de ayudar a evaluar las medidas necesarias para recuperar los cadáveres e identificar a las víctimas.  El equipo, que llegó a Cebú el domi...