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Law enforcement services in Tanzania are provided by the Tanzania Police Force (TPF), which is part of the Ministry of Home Affairs.  Led by an Inspector General of Police, five Commissioners head the five departments which make up the force:

  • Administration and Resource Management;
  • Operations;
  • Criminal Investigation;
  • Dar Es Salam Special Police Zone;
  • Zanzibar police.

TPF mandate:

  • Maintain law and order;
  • Protect life and property;
  • Prevent, detect and investigate crime.

INTERPOL Dar-es-Salaam

Headed by a Commissioner of Police, the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Tanzania is part of the Criminal Investigation Department.  It is staffed by 23 TPF police officers
Priority crime areas:

  • Motor vehicle crime;
  • Drugs and organized crime;
  • Intellectual property and works of art;
  • Environmental crime;
  • Terrorism and piracy;
  • Stolen and lost travel documents;
  • Trafficking in human beings and illegal immigration;
  • Crimes against women and children;
  • Trafficking in precious stones and metals;
  • Firearms and explosives;
  • Counterfeit products, including pharmaceuticals;
  • Cattle rustling.

INTERPOL Dar Es Salam is the exclusive platform for international investigations requiring input from Tanzanian law enforcement partners.  The NCB’s principal domestic partners include:

  • Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority;
  • Tanzania Police Defense Force;
  • Tanzania Revenue Authority;
  • Fair Competition Commission;
  • National Environment Management Commission;
  • Tanzania Intelligence Security Services;
  • Tanzania National Park Authority;
  • Ministry of Tourism and Natural Resources;
  • Immigration Department.
INTERPOL Dar Es Salam in action
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...
04 May 2016

Organized crime networks behind ivory and rhino horn trafficking targeted in East Africa

One man has been arrested and warrants issued for three more individuals in connection with ongoing investigations into two organized crime networks believed to have trafficked at least 8,635 kg of ivory and 53 kg of rhino horn from East and Southern Africa to Asia.   A 44-year-old Chinese national was arrested in Tanzania on suspicion of traffickin...
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...
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...

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