• INTERPOL Budapest
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Law enforcement in Hungary


Law enforcement services in Hungary are provided by two principal agencies:

  • National Police, which includes the border police (Ministry of Interior);
  • National Tax and Customs Office (Ministry of National Economy).

Hungary’s national police headquarters are located in the 13th District of the capital, in a glass building called “the Police Palace”. Hungary does not have a Gendarmerie nor are there municipal police forces.


The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Hungary is part of Hungary’s International Law Enforcement Centre (ILEC). ILEC is one of the biggest units of the General Directorate of Criminal Investigation and has nationwide jurisdiction. It receives and processes criminal investigation requests from abroad and is able to take urgent operational action if required.

INTERPOL Budapest is staffed by 20 case officers and a liaison officer from the Hungarian Customs. NCB activities focus around the following crime areas:

  • Stolen motor vehicles;
  • Stolen works of art;
  • Terrorism;
  • Financial crime;
  • Drug related crimes;
  • Customs cases.

Case officers are able to work in English, French, Spanish and German, but Italian, Romanian and Russian are also spoken.

INTERPOL Budapest in action
20 mars 2015

Increased use of INTERPOL tools and network focus of European police training

BUDAPEST, Hungary - INTERPOL’s Capacity Building and Training Directorate, in partnership with the European Police College (CEPOL), conducted the 7th INTERPOL Police Development Programme for National Central Bureaus (NCBs) in Europe.The five-day (16 - 20 March) course at the new CEPOL headquarters focused on developing the awareness and use of INTERPOL t...
25 juillet 2012

Des milliers d’arrestations dans le cadre d’une opération INTERPOL visant le commerce illégal des oiseaux

LYON (France) - Plus de 8 700 oiseaux et autres animaux, dont des reptiles, des mammifères et des insectes, ont été saisis et près de 4 000 personnes arrêtées dans le cadre d’une opération menée dans 32 pays et coordonnée par INTERPOL contre le commerce et l’exploitation illicites des oiseaux et de leurs produits.L’opération Cage, à laquelle ont participé...
23 septembre 2011

INTERPOL organise en Pologne une formation aux enquêtes sur les incidents radiologiques et nucléaires afin de promouvoir un plan d’action commun

VARSOVIE (Pologne) – Des représentants de dix pays d’Europe de l’Est se sont réunis la semaine dernière pour apprendre comment enquêter efficacement sur des actes criminels présumés où interviennent des matières, des technologies ou des armes radiologiques et nucléaires. Des enquêteurs chevronnés des services chargés de l’application de la loi, des douane...
17 novembre 2010

Hungarian police chief's visit to INTERPOL ahead of EU presidency aims to boost international police co-operation

LYON, France – Collaboration and the sharing of police information with INTERPOL to combat transnational organized crime was the focus of a visit today to INTERPOL’s General Secretariat headquarters by Hungary’s High Commissioner of the National Police, Mr Jozsef Hatala.With Hungary due to assume the European Union presidency on 1 January 2011, the meetin...

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  • 70th INTERPOL General Assembly - 24th to 28th September 2001 - Budapest