• INTERPOL Vilnius
  • Member since :
    4 November 1991
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Lithuania Police

To Defend.  To Protect.  To Help.


Law enforcement services in Lithuania are provided by the National Police which is part of the Ministry of the Interior.  Founded in 1918, the Lithuanian Police operates under the command of a Police Commissioner General who is appointed for a period of five years and answers directly to the Minister of the Interior.

Lithuanian Police mandate:

  • Protect human rights and freedom;
  • Ensure public order and safety;
  • Provide urgent assistance in cases of emergency;
  • Provide assistance to crime victims;
  • Prevent, detective and investigate crime;
  • Ensure the security of Lithuanian roads and traffic.

The Lithuanian Criminal Police Bureau is a specialized agency of the Lithuanian Police with responsibility for:

  • national security;
  • prevention, detection and investigation of serious crime;
  • coordination of investigations requiring international outreach.


With a staff of nearly 10 officers, the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) of Lithuania is a part of the International Liaison Office (ILO), a department of the Criminal Police Bureau. ILO is an international police cooperation platform with INTERPOL, Europol and Sirene units.

NCB Structure :

  • Fugitives;
  • Organized crime;
  • Economic crime;
  • Property crime.
INTERPOL Vilnius in action
02 March 2017

Anti-wildlife trafficking operation results in global arrests and seizures

LYON, France – A global operation tackling the illegal trade in wildlife and timber has resulted in the identification of nearly 900 suspects and 1,300 seizures of illicit products worth an estimated USD 5.1 million.The results, announced ahead of World Wildlife Day (3 March), mark INTERPOL’s ongoing commitment to supporting its 190 member countries in co...
09 June 2016

Online sale of fake medicines and products targeted in INTERPOL operation

LYON, France - Fake cancer medication, substandard HIV and diabetes testing kits, counterfeit dental equipment and illicit surgical equipment – just a snapshot of the potentially life-threatening drugs and goods seized during INTERPOL’s Operation Pangea IX.Targeting the illicit online sale of medicines and medical devices and involving some 193 police, cu...

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