• INTERPOL Paramaribo
  • Member since :
    13 June 1956
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Law enforcement services in the Republic of Suriname are provided by the national police force called ‘Korps Politie Suriname (KPS)’.  Founded in 1895, KPS is part of the Ministry of Justice and Police.   

KPS organizes its police activities across four regions, each with its own general investigations unit. Specialized national police units are based in the capital Paramaribo, and include:

  • Drug Investigations;
  • Financial Investigations;
  • Forensic Investigations;
  • Fraud Investigations;
  • Special Weapons and Tactics;
  • Trafficking in Humans.

INTERPOL Paramaribo

The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Suriname is part of the KPS Police Intelligence Department.  The Head of NCB reports directly to the KPS Police Chief, and has command of a team of six officers.

The principal missions of INTERPOL Paramaribo include:

  • coordinating criminal data and intelligence sharing between Suriname police authorities and the international law enforcement community;
  • investigating crime and criminal groups in cooperation with partner NCBs worldwide;
  • coordinating international fugitive organizations and extradition procedures;
  • coordinating the publication of INTERPOL international notices for wanted criminals and missing people;
  • Monitoring and assessing national and regional crime threats.
INTERPOL Paramaribo in action
31 January 2011

INTERPOL-led operation in Americas nets fakes worth 200 million dollars

LYON, France – Fake goods worth more than USD 200 million have been seized and nearly 1,000 people arrested in a series of operations co-ordinated by INTERPOL across South America targeting organized criminal counterfeiting networks.Carried out under the auspices of Operation Jupiter in partnership with the World Customs Organization (WCO), the year-long...
01 October 2010

Hundreds arrested in INTERPOL and Customs anti-counterfeiting operations across South America

LYON, France – A transnational operation co-ordinated by INTERPOL and the World Customs Organization targeting organized criminal counterfeiting networks across 13 countries in South America has resulted in more than 600 arrests and the seizure of fake goods worth 50 million US dollars. Carried out under the umbrella of Operation Jupiter, goods recovered...


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