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Myanmar Police Force

Established in 1995, the Myanmar Police Force is part of the Ministry of Home Affairs. With a strength of 75,000 men and women, the force is headquartered in the capital Nay Pyi Taw.  

Myanmar is divided into seven states and seven regions, each with its own local police force.

Each state and divisional police force is made up of four components:

  • Office of the Commander of the State and Divisional Police Force;
  • Office of the Commander of the District Police Force ;
  • Office of the Commander of the Township Police Force;
  • Police Stations.

Specialised departments of the Myanmar Police Force include:

  • Anti- Trafficking in Persons Division;
  • Aviation Police ;
  • City Development Police Department;
  • Criminal Investigation Department;
  • Drug Enforcement Division;
  • Financial Intelligence Unit;
  • Forest Security Police;
  • Highway Police;
  • Maritime Police Force;
  • Oil Field Security Police;
  • Railways Police Department;
  • Special Intelligence Department (Special Branch) ;
  • Tourism Police;
  • Traffic Police.


Located at the Police Headquarters, the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Myanmar focusses its activities mainly on fighting

  • drug trafficking;
  • trafficking in human beings;
  • money laundering;
  • terrorism.

The NCB’s main objectives are to:

  • serve as the principle communication platform for Myanmar and the INTERPOL law enforcement community;
  • assist in international investigations involving Myanmar;
  • assist international investigations with input from Myanmar police authorities;
  • work with partner NCBs in tracing, investigating and prosecuting transnational crime;
  • analyse crime and identify emerging trends which pose a threat to peace and security;
  • boost the Myanmar police force’s training capacity.

INTERPOL Nay Pyi Taw has a staff of 10 police officers.

INTERPOL Nay Pyi Taw in action
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...
15 diciembre 2015

Illicit online sale of medicines focus of INTERPOL training in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar – INTERPOL has held its first training session on pharmaceutical crime in Myanmar to enhance national capabilities in the fight against counterfeit and falsified medicines.The two-day (10 and 11 December) session, which brought together 31 participants from police, customs and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), was coordinated by INTE...
13 noviembre 2015

Cross-border collaboration on biological incident investigations focus of INTERPOL workshop

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – The role of law enforcement and multi-agency cooperation in cross-border investigations tied to biological threats was the focus of an INTERPOL workshop in Cambodia.Under the framework of INTERPOL’s Project Petrichor, the four-day (10 -13 November) workshop brought together 40 law enforcement officials involved in chemical, biologic...
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...
23 diciembre 2013

INTERPOL Red Notice subject arrested in security operation during Southeast Asia Games

LYON, France – A check against INTERPOL’s databases as part of security operations surrounding the Southeast (SEA) Games in Myanmar has led to the identification and arrest of a US fugitive in the Philippines.The 45-year-old man, the subject of an INTERPOL Red Notice for internationally wanted persons issued at the request of NCB Washington for financial...
03 enero 2013

La mejora de la cooperación policial, tema central de la primera visita del Secretario General de INTERPOL a Myanmar

NAIPYIDÓ (Myanmar) – En la primera visita oficial a Myanmar efectuada por un Secretario General de INTERPOL, el máximo dirigente de la organización mundial de policía, Ronald Noble, se ha entrevistado con altos mandos policiales y dignatarios del país para determinar los ámbitos en los que se puede mejorar la cooperación policial.En su misión oficial de d...
29 julio 2012

Los resultados de una operación de INTERPOL en defensa de la fauna y la flora silvestres marcan el Día Mundial del Tigre

LYON (Francia) – INTERPOL celebra el Día Mundial del Tigre con el anuncio de una operación destinada a proteger a esta especie emblemática y a otros grandes felinos que se encuentran en peligro de extinción, así como a combatir a los grupos delictivos independientes y organizados responsables de esta actividad ilícita.La operación PREY, que se está llevan...
17 noviembre 2008

Fuerzas policiales del sureste de Asia decomisan fármacos falsificados en una operación respaldada por diversos organismos

PHNOM PENH (Camboya) – Varias fuerzas policiales del Sureste de Asia han practicado detenciones y decomisado medicamentos falsificados valorados en millones de dólares en una operación que contaba con el apoyo de INTERPOL, la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) y la Organización Mundial de Aduanas (OMA).La operación STORM, llevada a cabo en el marco de...