• INTERPOL Kampala
  • Member since :
    31 August 1966
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To provide an enlightened and motivated police force that is efficient and accountable.


To secure life and property in partnership with the public in a committed and professional manner in order to promote development

The Uganda Police Force (UPF) is responsible for:

  • Protecting life and property;
  • Maintaining law and order;
  • Crime prevention and detection;
  • Co-operation with civilian authorities and other security bodies. 



The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Uganda is part of the UPF’s Directorate of INTERPOL & Peace Support Operations, which is responsible for international and regional cooperation in fighting transnational crime.  INTERPOL Kampala is staffed exclusively by UPF police officers.

INTERPOL Kampala is made up of the following desks:

  1. Public Safety & Terrorism;
  2. Drugs and Criminal Organisations;
  3. Financial, Economic & High-tech Crimes;
  4. Property crime, motor vehicle theft and stolen works of art;
  5. Immigration and stolen / lost travel documents;
  6. Fugitives and missing people;
  7. Trafficking in Human Beings / Child Abuse;
  8. Environmental Crime.
INTERPOL Kampala in action
10 December 2018

Counter-terrorism meeting addresses border security in East Africa

KAMPALA, Uganda ‒ A working group meeting has brought together representatives from multiple agencies in East Africa to focus on border control challenges in the fight against terrorism in the region.Co-hosted by the Uganda Police and funded by the INTERPOL Foundation for a Safer World, the three-day meeting (4-6 December) was attended by more than 40 off...
15 October 2018

Wildlife crime: experts recommend an integrated global response

LONDON, United Kingdom - An INTERPOL working meeting to define global strategy and coordinated action in tackling wildlife crime has closed in London with a call to boost multi-sector cooperation via INTERPOL.INTERPOL’s 29th Wildlife Crime Working Group meeting brought together 170 experts from wildlife and park authorities in 45 countries to pave the way...
16 November 2017

Keeping foreign terrorist fighters out of East Africa focus of INTERPOL meeting

DJIBOUTI, Djibouti ‒ Using biometrics to identify foreign terrorist fighter networks was the emphasis of an INTERPOL Project Baobab working meeting for East African counter terrorism (CT) units.Co-hosted by the Djibouti Police and funded by the INTERPOL Foundation for a Safer World, the three-day (14 ‒ 16 November) meeting brought together more than 40 of...
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...
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...
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...
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