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  • 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
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...
04 October 2017

INTERPOL meeting gathers counter-terrorism experts to enhance regional cooperation

BUCHAREST, Romania – Improving the exchange of information between counter-terrorism experts from the Middle East and North Africa was the focus of an INTERPOL meeting in Bucharest.Bringing together more than 25 high-ranking officers from six countries in the Middle East and North Africa and five international organizations, the 3rd INTERPOL Counter-Terro...
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...
01 July 2016

Romanian Interior Minister discusses policing issues with INTERPOL Chief

LYON, France - Tackling transnational crime and terrorism was the focus of a meeting between Romanian Interior Minister Petre Tobă and Secretary General Jürgen Stock at the world police body’s General Secretariat headquarters today.Highlighting the latest anti-drug operation in Romania which resulted in the seizure of 2.5 tonnes of cocaine, Minister Tobă...
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...
19 May 2015

INTERPOL meeting in Bucharest aims to set the course for European security

BUCHAREST, Romania – Senior law enforcement officials from throughout Europe have gathered in Bucharest for the 43rd INTERPOL European Regional Conference to enhance regional responses to the most pressing threats to global security.With transnational organized crime networks increasingly taking advantage of porous physical borders and the lack of virtual...

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