INTERPOL Ballistic Information Network (IBIN)


International hits

Ballistics data shared via IBIN has revealed links between gun-related crimes in different countries, providing valuable investigative leads for police:

Number of international matches or ‘hits’:

  • 30 between Portugal and Spain
  • 7 between Sweden and Denmark
  • 1 between Sweden and Norway
  • 1 between UK and The Netherlands
  • 1 between Belize and Guatemala

IBIN provides the opportunity to find that critical investigative lead, even if it may be thousands of kilometres away.

Current IBIN Member Countries

Current IBIN Member Countries

IBIN countries

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