• INTERPOL Paramaribo
  • Member since :
    13 June 1956
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Law enforcement services in the Republic of Suriname are provided by the national police force called ‘Korps Politie Suriname (KPS)’. Founded in 1895, KPS is part of the Ministry of Justice and Police.

KPS organizes its police activities across four regions, each with its own general investigations unit. Specialized police units based in the capital Paramaribo provide a range of national law enforcement services including:

  • drug investigations;
  • financial crime investigations;
  • forensic services;
  • fraud investigations;
  • people trafficking / smuggling investigations;
  • special investigations;
  • digital investigations;
  • law enforcement relating to juveniles;
  • migration police.

INTERPOL Paramaribo

Suriname’s INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) is part of the KPS. The Head of NCB reports directly to the KPS Police Chief and commands a team of three officers.

The principal missions of INTERPOL Paramaribo are to contribute to national, regional and international security using INTERPOL capabilities and mechanisms. Its remit includes:

  • coordinating criminal data and intelligence sharing between KPS  and the international law enforcement community;
  • national, regional and global crime analysis, in cooperation with all NCBs;
  • assisting local investigations requiring regional or global outreach;
  • monitoring and assessing national and regional crime threats;
  • coordinating the publication of INTERPOL international notices for wanted criminals and missing people, in cooperation with Suriname’s Office of the Attorney General.
INTERPOL Paramaribo in action
31 January 2011

INTERPOL-led operation in Americas nets fakes worth 200 million dollars

LYON, France – Fake goods worth more than USD 200 million have been seized and nearly 1,000 people arrested in a series of operations co-ordinated by INTERPOL across South America targeting organized criminal counterfeiting networks.Carried out under the auspices of Operation Jupiter in partnership with the World Customs Organization (WCO), the year-long...


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