• INTERPOL Asmara
  • Member since :
    8 November 1999
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Eritrea Police Force

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The Eritrean Police Force (EPF) is part of the country’s Police and Security Command which has its headquarters in the capital Asmara. 

EPF mission:

  • To enforce and uphold the law;
  • Prevent, detect and investigate crime;
  • Control traffic.


The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Eritrea is located at the EPF headquarters, in close proximity to all other national law enforcement agencies. 

NCB Asmara is the national platform that allows domestic law enforcement agencies to take their investigations beyond the Eritrean borders and get investigative support and input from other INTERPOL member countries. The NCB’s responsibilities comprise:

  • Assisting domestic law enforcement agencies in finding international solutions to problems encountered during domestic investigations;
  • Working with all other INTERPOL member countries and the INTERPOL General Secretariat in the search, arrest and extradition of criminals;
  • Assisting INTERPOL member countries in investigations requiring data and intelligence from Eritrean police authorities;
  • Creating and developing policing tools and methodology to effectively analyse and prevent international crime;
  • Performing permanent research and analysis about organized crime, terrorism, drugs, money laundering, and keeping the INTERPOL community informed of results.

INTERPOL Asmara is staffed by four EPF officers. 

INTERPOL Asmara in action
12 July 2016

1,500 police in operation targeting crime networks across Eastern and Southern Africa

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23 October 2015

Fighting pharmaceutical crime focus of INTERPOL training in Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda – An INTERPOL training course to educate participants on how to create effective training programmes to combat pharmaceutical crime within their countries has concluded in Uganda.The five-day (19-23 October) session was INTERPOL’s first ‘train-the-trainer’ course held in Africa with a focus on pharmaceutical crime. It brought together 19 p...
01 September 2014

INTERPOL Chief discusses regional security needs during Eritrea visit

ASMARA, Eritrea – INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble has travelled to Eritrea as part of the world police body’s efforts to support regional and international law enforcement cooperation.During his first official mission to the country, Secretary General Noble met with the Commander of National Police and Security Forces, Brigadier General Simon G...
08 August 2013

Human, drugs and arms traffickers targeted in operations across Eastern and Southern Africa

KENYA/ZIMBABWE - An operation across Eastern and Southern Africa targeting a range of cross-border crimes has resulted in the rescue of human trafficking victims, the seizure of drugs, guns and stolen vehicles and the recovery of smuggled goods including ivory and diamonds.Codenamed Usalama – which means ‘safety’ – the operation was led by the Eastern Afr...

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Age today: 40 years old
Nationality: Eritrea


Age today: 36 years old
Nationality: Eritrea


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