• INTERPOL Bucharest
  • Member since :
    2 October 1973
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Romanian Police Force


The Romanian Police is the national police force and main civil law enforcement agency in Romania. It is part of the Ministry of Administration.

The Romanian Police is responsible for:

  • Protection of fundamental rights and freedom;
  • Protection of private and public property;
  • Prevention and identification of criminal offences and their perpetrators;
  • Maintaining public order.

The Romanian Police Headquarters – known as the “General Inspectorate” – coordinates police action across the country.  It investigates major cases related to serious, organized and financial crime.  The General Inspectorate is under the command of an Inspector General appointed by the Minister of Administration and Interior.

The principal units of the General Inspectorate include:

  • Criminal Investigations Directorate;
  • Firearms, Explosives and Toxic Substances Directorate;
  • Fraud Investigations Directorate;
  • Independent Service of Special Interventions and Operations;
  • Institute of Forensics;
  • International Police Cooperation Centre;
  • Organized Crime Directorate;
  • Public Order Directorate.

INTERPOL Bucharest

Under the direct command of the Inspector General, the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Romania is part of the International Police Cooperation Centre.

Staffed by 36 police officers, INTERPOL Bucharest is made up of two units:

  • International Wanted Persons and Extradition:
    • International search for wanted persons;
    • Extraditions;
    • Arrest warrants;
    • Transfer of convicted persons.
  • Identification and Documentation:
    • Organized crime;
    • Serious criminal offences;
    • Rogatory letters;
    • Identification of persons;
    • Identity and travel documents;
    • Identification of unidentified bodies.

As part of a strategy to boost national security and prevent criminal activity in Romania, INTERPOL Bucharest recently integrated INTERPOL's databases into the Romanian police network. This means that police across the country have instant and automated access to INTERPOL’s information on wanted people, stolen passports and stolen vehicles. With this new capacity, almost 60,000 law enforcement officials across the country can quickly determine if a person is a potential threat.

Additionally, in 2010, INTERPOL Bucharest arranged for the Romanian Special Bureau for Combating Organized Crime to be connected to INTERPOL’s International Child Sexual Exploitation Image Database.

INTERPOL Bucharest works with all member countries on investigations requiring input from Romanian law enforcement authorities, and responds to NCB requests for assistance and information.

The NCB is operational 24 hours a day.  A permanent decision-making process is in place, enabling staff to initiate and carry out enquiries and investigations.

INTERPOL Bucharest in action
17 October 2018

Drug trafficking: 55 tonnes of narcotics seized worldwide

LYON, France – More than 55 tonnes of illicit substances and drugs have been seized in a global operation coordinated by INTERPOL across 93 countries.Operation Lionfish (17 September – 8 October) led to the arrest of 1,300 suspects and the seizure of more than 35 tonnes of cocaine, five tonnes of heroin, 15 tonnes of cannabis and 430,000 Captagon tablets....
24 January 2018

Romania celebrates 45th anniversary as INTERPOL member country

The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) in Bucharest celebrated its 45th anniversary in the Romanian capital on 10 January.Joining the world's largest police organization on 10 January 1973, Romania has since enjoyed more than four decades of active international police cooperation.Through its extensive use of INTERPOL’s global policing tools and capab...
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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Nationality: France , Lebanon


Age today: 37 years old
Nationality: Romania


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Age today: 27 years old
Nationality: Romania


Age today: 20 years old
Nationality: Romania , Ireland


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