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Based on principles embodied in its Constitution, there is no single, national police agency in the United States (US). Instead, a decentralized network of nearly 18,000 different agencies enforces criminal laws according to their respective jurisdiction and mission, which may be local, state, federal, or tribal.

At the local and state level, police and sheriff departments perform traditional law enforcement functions, including:

  • crime prevention, detection and investigation;
  • criminal incident response;
  • responding to calls for assistance;
  • patrol;
  • arrest of criminal suspects;
  • warrant implementation;
  • traffic control;
  • accident investigation;
  • drug enforcement;
  • crime prevention education.

At the federal level, more than 65 separate agencies enforce federal laws with a view to:

  • fighting organized crime and terrorist networks;
  • carrying out foreign intelligence operations;
  • investigating financial and cyber offences;
  • tackling child exploitation and trafficking in human beings;
  • combatting drug trafficking;
  • preventing the smuggling of illicit goods;
  • controlling borders and maintaining national security.

Tribal police officers are hired by Native American tribes, which have a constitutional government on Reservations. They work closely with local, state, and federal police agencies.

INTERPOL Washington

Domestic focus - international reach

INTERPOL Washington, the National Central Bureau (NCB) for the United States, is the designated INTERPOL point of contact, acting on behalf of the Attorney General who is the country's chief law enforcement officer.

INTERPOL Washington supports US law enforcement agencies and other INTERPOL member countries who seek assistance in criminal investigations which go beyond national borders. INTERPOL Washington coordinates national law enforcement action and response, ensuring that it is consistent with national interests and law, as well as with INTERPOL policies, procedures, and regulations.

INTERPOL Washington is composed of a multi-sector workforce which includes full-time employees, contractors, and personnel seconded from more than 25 local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. The staff includes senior criminal investigators, analysts, attorneys, information technology specialists and administrative support personnel.

Structure

At the core of INTERPOL Washington’s criminal investigative support activities is the Operations and Command Center (IOCC). It provides a permanent communications interface between domestic and international law enforcement partners, as well as support to its operational divisions, namely:

  • Alien / Fugitive Division;
  • Counterterrorism Division;
  • Drugs Division;
  • Economic Crimes Division;
  • Human Trafficking and Child Protection Division;
  • State and Local Liaison Division;
  • Violent Crimes Division.

Strategic Goals

INTERPOL Washington has developed four strategic goals to promote cooperation and support to its national law enforcement community and foreign counterparts:

  • Combat transnational crime and terrorism;
  • Strengthen the security of US borders;
  • Facilitate international law enforcement cooperation and partnerships;
  • Cultivate and develop US workforce, management, and operations.

These goals are in keeping with the strategic priorities of the US Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, and INTERPOL. They reflect the investigative interests of partner law enforcement agencies, and provide the framework for international investigative assistance that is critical to preventing and solving transnational crime.

Current and former INTERPOL Washington partner agencies include:

  • Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI);
  • Amtrak;
  • Bedford County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO);
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF);
  • Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS);
  • DC Metropolitan Police Department ;
  • DC National Guard (DCNG);
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA);
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ;
  • Export-Import Bank of the United States, Office of Inspector General (OIG);
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI);
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP);
  • Federal Reserve Board (OIG);
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS);
  • Justice Management Division, Budget Staff (JMD/BS);
  • Justice Management Division, Debt Collection Management Staff (JMD/DCMS);
  • Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department;
  • National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center);
  • National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA);
  • Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS);
  • New York County District Attorney’s Office (NYCDA);
  • New York Police Department (NYPD);
  • Office of the Inspector General (OIG);
  • Office of the Inspector General/Health and Human Services (OIG HHS);
  • Office of International Affairs (OIA);
  • Office of Personnel Management (OPM);
  • Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office;
  • Prince George’s County Police Department;
  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA);
  • US Capitol Police;
  • US Citizenship and Immigration Services-Fraud Detection and National Security Headquarters (USCIS-FDNS-HQ);
  • US Coast Guard (USCG);
  • US Customs and Border Protection (CBP);
  • US Department of Agriculture (USDA);
  • US Department of Commerce (DOC);
  • US Department of Defense (DOD);
  • US Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR);
  • US Department of Justice, National Security Division ;
  • US Department of Justice, Office of Enforcement Operations (DOJ/OEO);
  • US Department of State (DOS);
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS);
  • US Food and Drug Administration (FDA);
  • US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE);
  • US Marshals Service (USMS);
  • US Postal Inspection Service (USPIS);
  • US Secret Service (USSS);
  • Virginia Tech University.
INTERPOL Washington in action
15 June 2017

Tackling regional crime through global cooperation focus of INTERPOL meeting

SANTIAGO, Chile – Intelligence sharing and international collaboration against regional organized crime was the emphasis of a Fortaleza-CRIMJUST meeting hosted by Chile’s National Police – PDI and INTERPOL.Participants discussed ways to tackle transnational crime via INTERPOL’s Project Fortaleza and Project CRIMJUST, a European Union-funded initiative imp...
22 March 2017

INTERPOL reaffirms support to Global Coalition as international policing partner

WASHINGTON DC, USA – The head of INTERPOL has reaffirmed the world policing body’s support to the Global Coalition to counter ISIS as its key law enforcement partner.Addressing the 22 March Ministers meeting in Washington, INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock said the progress made by the Coalition in the battlefield, and the increased pressure on the...
02 March 2017

Anti-wildlife trafficking operation results in global arrests and seizures

LYON, France – A global operation tackling the illegal trade in wildlife and timber has resulted in the identification of nearly 900 suspects and 1,300 seizures of illicit products worth an estimated USD 5.1 million.The results, announced ahead of World Wildlife Day (3 March), mark INTERPOL’s ongoing commitment to supporting its 190 member countries in co...
23 September 2016

Tackling organized crime in Latin America and Caribbean focus of INTERPOL meeting

WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao – Addressing the global problem of Latin American and Caribbean drug crime and its links to other serious crimes, particularly migrant smuggling and human trafficking, was the focus of INTERPOL’s third annual Project Fortaleza meeting held in the Curaçao capital. Project Fortaleza provides Latin American and Caribbean law enforcement w...
28 July 2016

More than 2,700 human trafficking victims rescued in INTERPOL-coordinated operation

An operation targeting human trafficking in South and Central America has resulted in the rescue of more than 2,700 victims, 134 arrests and the dismantling of at least seven organized crime networks.Coordinated by INTERPOL’s Regional Bureau for South America, Operation Intercops - Spartacus III was conducted in two parts, initially concentrating on three...
22 July 2016

INTERPOL joins Global Coalition to Counter ISIL

WASHINGTON DC, USA – INTERPOL has joined the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL to support efforts in stemming the flow of foreign terrorist fighters and stopping Da’esh financing.Attending the 21 July Counter ISIL Ministerial Meeting in Washington, Secretary General Jürgen Stock said with police at the frontline of the fight against terrorism, both within...
01 July 2016

US and INTERPOL hold multilateral dialogue on nuclear smuggling prosecutions

LYON, France - INTERPOL and the US Department of State have co-hosted a Multilateral Dialogue on Nuclear Smuggling Prosecutions.The event, attended by law enforcement officials, scientific experts, prosecutors and judges from Azerbaijan, Jordan and Turkey was intended to strengthen national and regional capabilities to investigate and prosecute cases of n...
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...
01 April 2016

Effective information sharing underpins efforts against nuclear terrorism – INTERPOL Chief

WASHINGTON DC, USA – INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock has underlined at the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) how law enforcement’s central role in countering nuclear terrorism requires effective, internationally-shared information.Speaking before world leaders from more than 50 countries as well as heads of international organizations, Secre...

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