• INTERPOL Addis Ababa
  • Member since :
    15 September 1958
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Ethiopia Federal Police


We build and maintain public trust by holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance and work ethics.

The Ethiopian Federal Police (EFP) was created in 1995 to serve the public, respect and ensure the observation of human and democratic rights, and maintain the safety and welfare of the public. 


  • Enforcement of laws and safeguarding constitutional guarantees;
  • Prevention, detection and investigation of crime;
  • Coordination of national state police commissions and development of national policing standards;
  • High level training and operational support to regional police commissions.

INTERPOL Addis Ababa

The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Ethiopia is situated within the Federal Police Crime Investigations Department of the EFP Headquarters. INTERPOL Addis Ababa is staffed by six police officers who focus on the following priority crime areas:  

  • Murder;
  • Sex offences;
  • Serious assault;
  • Robbery;
  • Fraud;
  • Counterfeit currency;
  • Drug offences;
  • Firearms;
  • Environmental crime;
  • Terrorism.
INTERPOL Addis Ababa in action
22 February 2017

INTERPOL special representative presents Credentials to the African Union

Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has officially received the credentials of Special INTERPOL Representative to the African Union, Francis Rwego.Following the presentation at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, the special representative and Commission Chairperson discussed key areas of cooperation including the f...
12 July 2016

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

KENYA/ZIMBABWE - An operation across Eastern and Southern Africa targeting transnational crimes including human, drug and arms trafficking, people smuggling, terrorism, car theft and environmental crime has resulted in nearly 4,500 arrests.To address the wide-ranging yet often interlinked types of crime across the region, some 1,500 officers were deployed...
26 January 2016

INTERPOL to open Special Representative office at African Union

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – An agreement signed by Ethiopia’s State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Taye Atske-selassie and INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock has paved the way for the world police body to open a Special Representative office at the African Union.With Africa facing a wide range of crime issues including terrorism, child labour, f...
22 December 2015

Elephant ivory and rhino horn trafficking targeted across Africa in Operation Worthy II

LYON, France – An INTERPOL-led operation targeting ivory trafficking in Africa has resulted in 376 arrests, the seizure of 4.5 tonnes of elephant ivory and rhino horn and the investigation of 25 criminal groups involved in the illicit trade.Operation Worthy II took place from January to October and involved law enforcement across 11 African countries: Eth...

Red Notices 7

Age today: 32 years old
Nationality: Ethiopia


Age today: 35 years old
Nationality: Ethiopia


All wanted persons

Yellow Notices 15

Age today: 30 years old
Nationality: Ethiopia


Age today: 31 years old
Nationality: Ethiopia


All Missing persons

  • 3rd African Regional Conference - 1969 - Addis-Ababa