Sint Maarten

  • INTERPOL Philipsburg
  • Member since :
    31 October 2011
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Sint Maarten


Founded in 1949, the Sint Maarten Police Force - called the “Korps Politie Sint Maarten” in Dutch - is part of the Ministry of Justice.

The force is headed by a Chief Commissioner who is assisted by two Commissioners – one in the Uniformed Division and the other in the Judicial Division.

With a strength of 180 officers for a population of nearly 70,000, the Sint Maarten police force is scheduled to increase to 370 officers in the next three years.

INTERPOL Philipsburg

The NATIONAL Central Bureau (NCB) for Sint Maarten is located in the capital Philipsburg.  Its activities focus principally on tackling trafficking and smuggling in human beings and working with the INTERPOL member countries in investigating cross-border crime.

INTERPOL Philipsburg in action
23 September 2016

Tackling organized crime in Latin America and Caribbean focus of INTERPOL meeting

WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao – Addressing the global problem of Latin American and Caribbean drug crime and its links to other serious crimes, particularly migrant smuggling and human trafficking, was the focus of INTERPOL’s third annual Project Fortaleza meeting held in the Curaçao capital. Project Fortaleza provides Latin American and Caribbean law enforcement w...
28 July 2016

More than 2,700 human trafficking victims rescued in INTERPOL-coordinated operation

An operation targeting human trafficking in South and Central America has resulted in the rescue of more than 2,700 victims, 134 arrests and the dismantling of at least seven organized crime networks.Coordinated by INTERPOL’s Regional Bureau for South America, Operation Intercops - Spartacus III was conducted in two parts, initially concentrating on three...

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