- INTERPOL Tripoli
Member since :
Law enforcement services in Libya are provided by the Libyan National Police, which is part of the Ministry of Interior.
- Border Control;
- Criminal Intelligence Department (CID) headquarters;
- Information Security;
- Police Inspection;
- Legal Affairs;
- Public Relations.
Headquartered in Tripoli, the Libyan National Police is made up of regional security directorates with regional responsibility for:
- Law enforcement;
- Crime prevention, detection and investigation;
- Protection of people and property;
- Emergency services.
Based in the Libyan capital, although it has satellite offices throughout the country, INTERPOL’s National Central Bureau (NCB) for Libya is part of the Ministry of Interior.
INTERPOL Tripoli supports domestic law enforcement agencies and other INTERPOL member countries who seek assistance in criminal investigations which go beyond national borders. Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, INTERPOL Tripoli maintains permanent communication with all INTERPOL member countries and domestic law enforcement agencies. It receives and processes criminal investigation requests from abroad and is able to take urgent operational action if required.
INTERPOL Tripoli’s principal national law enforcement partners include:
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
- Criminal Investigations Department;
- Port Security Forces;
- Office of the Attorney General (Ministry of Justice).
Project Relinc – Rebuilding Libya’s Investigative Capability
INTERPOL Tripoli plays a key role in helping Libya address post-revolution security challenges through the implementation of an EU funded INTERPOL-led 18 month project to strengthen Libya’s capacity to identify and fight regional security threats.