• INTERPOL Monrovia
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    13 June 1956
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Liberia National Police  


INTERPOL Liberia staff

With more than 4,100 police officers in 151 police stations across the country, the Liberian National Police (LNP) has responsibility for Liberian internal security and criminal investigations.     


  • To maintain public order and safety;
  • To protect people and property;
  • To identify and recover lost and stolen property;
  • To prevent, detect and fight crime;
  • To identify and arrest criminals;  
  • To enforce the law and testify in court. 

The LNP is made up of three units:

  • Administration;
  • Operations;
  • Training.


Part of the Operations section of the Liberian National Police, INTERPOL Monrovia is located at the Police Headquarters and is the exclusive Liberian point of contact for all police investigations with an international connection.   It is the sole designated point of contact for all cooperation with INTERPOL’s General Secretariat, its regional offices and member countries.

INTERPOL Monrovia’s role is to collaborate, cooperate and facilitate local and international criminal investigations and contribute towards the prevention, investigation and prosecution of all forms of transnational crime. These include trafficking in drugs and persons, terrorism, money laundering and counterfeiting. 

INTERPOL Monrovia is operational 24 hours a day.  

09 March 2017

West African cybercrime underground economy emerging, finds joint INTERPOL-Trend Micro paper

LYON, France – A joint INTERPOL and Trend Micro research paper on cybercrime activity across West Africa has revealed a significant growth in cyber frauds on individuals and businesses.Combining survey results from INTERPOL member countries across the region with research findings by Trend Micro, the ‘Cybercrime in West Africa: Poised for an Underground M...
07 December 2016

INTERPOL border operation targets organized crime networks across West Africa

An INTERPOL-led border security operation across West Africa has resulted in the arrest of human traffickers, migrant smugglers and the seizure of drugs, stolen vehicles, cash and counterfeit goods.During the eight-day (14 - 21 November) Operation Adwenpa II, more than 100 frontline officers used INTERPOL global policing capabilities to identify criminals...
29 April 2016

INTERPOL training to strengthen border management in West Africa

DAKAR, Senegal – Enhancing interagency collaboration to more effectively counter transborder crime was the focus of an INTERPOL training course for West African countries.Some 44 law enforcement officers from immigration, customs, gendarmerie, specialized units and INTERPOL National Central Bureaus (NCBs) from seven countries ̶  Gambia, Guinea, Guine...
14 February 2014

Boosting law enforcement cooperation focus of INTERPOL Chief’s visit to Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia – On his first visit to Liberia INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble has met with senior security and National Police Force officials to identify areas for enhanced cooperation against transnational organized crime.In meetings with National Security Advisor Dr Henry Boimah Fahnbulleh and Inspector General of Police Clarence Massaqu...
22 July 2013

Ivory trafficking in West and Central Africa targeted in INTERPOL operation with IFAW support

LYON, France – An INTERPOL-led operation targeting criminal organizations behind the illegal trafficking of ivory in West and Central Africa has resulted in some 66 arrests and the seizure of nearly 4,000 ivory products and 50 elephant tusks, in addition to military grade weapons and cash.As part INTERPOL’s Project Wisdom, and supported by the Internation...
19 June 2012

INTERPOL’s largest operation combating illegal ivory trafficking targets criminal syndicates

LYON, France – INTERPOL’s largest ever transnational operation targeting criminal organizations behind the illegal trafficking of ivory has resulted in more than 200 arrests and the seizure of nearly two tonnes of contraband elephant ivory.The three-month long Operation Worthy, which involved 14 countries across Eastern, Southern and Western Africa also r...
26 April 2012

INTERPOL welcomes landmark conviction of Charles Taylor for aiding and abetting war crimes

LYON, France – The conviction of former Liberian President Charles Taylor for offences including aiding and abetting war crimes, crimes against humanity, rape and murder by the Special Court for Sierra Leone has been praised as a ‘landmark’ decision by INTERPOL.The world police body, which had issued a Red Notice, or international wanted persons alert, fo...
12 December 2008

INTERPOL deploys fugitive investigation support team to locate 151 escapees following Liberian jailbreak

LYON, France – An INTERPOL Incident Response Team (IRT) is to be deployed to Liberia to support the national law enforcement authorities and the INTERPOL National Central Bureau in Monrovia following the escape of 202 prisoners from the capital’s South Beach prison.Whilst 51 of the fugitives have already been arrested following quick action by Liberian au...
04 February 2008

Liberia requests INTERPOL assistance after major cocaine haul

An INTERPOL Incident Response Team (IRT) is travelling to Liberia to assist national authorities after 2.5 tons of cocaine was discovered on a boat off the West African coast.The team was deployed at the request of the INTERPOL National Central Bureau in Monrovia after the fishing vessel was intercepted by a French Navy warship based on information provid...

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