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Law enforcement services in Portugal are provided by five different bodies:

The Judicial Police  – called “Polícia Judiciária” (PJ) in Portuguese.  

Mandate: prevention, detection and investigation of violent, organized and financial crime.

Supervised by the Public Prosecutors Office, a body of autonomous magistrates, the PJ is part of the Ministry of Justice.

National Republican Guard – called “Guarda Nacional Republicana” (GNR) in Portuguese.

Mandate: ensure public order and investigate violent and non-organized crime in rural areas.

The GNR is part of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Public Security Police – called “Polícia Segurança Pública” (PSP) in Portuguese

Mandate: ensure public order and investigate non-organized and violent crime in urban areas.

The PSP is part of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Immigration and Border Agency – called “Serviço Estrangeiros e Fronteiras” (SEF) in Portuguese.

Mandate: responsible for border control and the prevention of illegal immigration.  Part of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the SEF is also responsible for issuing entry and residence permits, as well as matters relating to deportation and asylum.

Portuguese Maritime Police – called “Polícia Marítima” (PM) in Portuguese. Part of the Ministry of Defence, the PM is the national naval service which patrols all Portuguese harbours.

INTERPOL Lisbon

The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Portugal sits within the International Cooperation Unit of the Judicial Police.  INTERPOL Lisbon liaises with domestic police services and judicial authorities for international requests requiring action.  It also serves as a police platform for international investigations involving Portugal.

INTERPOL Lisbon is headed by a senior criminal police investigator who is assisted by three chief inspectors in charge of operational groups:

  • Central Unit;
  • Police Cooperation Unit;
  • Judicial Cooperation Unit.

The NCB is staffed by 15 inspectors who are able to communicate in a wide range of languages.  They are experts in many fields of international crime fighting, including:

  • Criminal information analysis;
  • Law and data protection;
  • Firearm identification and tracing;
  • Violent crime;
  • Organized crime;
  • Financial crime.
INTERPOL Lisbon in action
11 mayo 2012

INTERPOL actualiza la alerta a escala mundial sobre Madeleine McCann

LYON (Francia) – INTERPOL ha publicado una alerta mundial actualizada sobre Madeleine McCann, desaparecida de un complejo turístico de Portugal el 3 de mayo de 2007, con objeto de incluir una fotografía en la que se ha envejecido el rostro de la niña para reflejar el aspecto que podría tener actualmente.Los investigadores de la Policía Metropolitana de Lo...
18 noviembre 2010

Portugal detiene y extradita a un prófugo colombiano gracias a la obtención de un resultado positivo en las bases de datos de INTERPOL

Las bases de datos y la red mundial de INTERPOL han permitido a la policía portuguesa identificar, detener y extraditar a Bogotá a un prófugo que intentaba entrar en el país utilizando un pasaporte robado y modificado para ocultar sus antecedentes penales en Colombia.Las investigaciones se originaron cuando, en un control fronterizo efectuado en el aeropu...
05 marzo 2010

INTERPOL coordina una operación contra el tráfico ilegal de medicamentos obtenidos de la flora y fauna silvestres

LYON (Francia) - Una operación policial internacional coordinada por INTERPOL contra el tráfico ilícito de medicamentos que contienen productos obtenidos de especies protegidas de flora y fauna silvestres ha dado lugar a varias detenciones y al decomiso de miles de fármacos ilegales por un valor de más de 10 millones de euros.Las autoridades nacionales en...
19 noviembre 2009

Operación internacional contra el suministro en línea de medicamentos falsificados e ilegales

La aplicación a escala internacional y a lo largo de una semana de una serie de medidas contra la venta por Internet de medicamentos falsificados e ilícitos ha dado lugar a varias detenciones y al decomiso de miles de productos médicos potencialmente dañinos.La operación PANGEA II, concebida en respuesta al creciente número de sitios web que suministran m...

Red Notices 1

TAVARES
NELSON MENDES
Age today: 36 years old
Nationality: Portugal

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Yellow Notices 7

CORREIA (PEREIRA)
RUI MANUEL
Age today: 29 years old
Nationality: Portugal

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DOS SANTOS FERNANDES CARPINTEIRO
EVARISTO
Age today: 54 years old
Nationality: Portugal

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  • 26th INTERPOL General Assembly - 17-22 June 1957 - Lisbon
  • 20th INTERPOL General Assembly - 11-15 June 1951 - Lisbon