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    13 June 1956
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Head of INTERPOL Phnom Penh leads a group of NCB Officers on an official visit to the international airport

Head of INTERPOL Phnom Penh leads a group of NCB Officers on an official visit to the international airport

Cambodia’s Ministry of Interior is responsible for public administration throughout the country’s 24 provinces and municipalities.  It is in charge of the Cambodian national police and other law enforcement administrations, including police training units, the judicial police, drug units, border police and prisons.

With a strength of 64,000 staff, Cambodia’s national police force is organized into six central departments:

  • Security;
  • Transport;
  • Public order;
  • Border;
  • Administrative;
  • Judicial.

INTERPOL Phnom Penh

The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Cambodia sits structurally within the Central Security Department of the National Police Commissariat General.  Its main duties include:

  • Exchange of information with INTERPOL member countries on crimes and offences involving Cambodia;
  • Cooperation with relevant law enforcement units requiring documentation or evidence relating to fugitives and criminals either wanted by Cambodia or by another of the INTERPOL member countries and thought to be in Cambodia;
  • To conduct investigations on fugitives and criminals either wanted by Cambodia or another INTERPOL member country;
  • Work with NCBs in obtaining information and intelligence on criminals and fugitives wanted by Cambodia and who have fled the country;
  • Co-ordinating the publication of INTERPOL notices to trace fugitives and ensure the appropriate INTERPOL tools are in place to prevent transnational crimes;
  • To issue “Police Clearance Certificates” for residence or visa applications and coordination of examination and approval by Cambodia’s Commissioner General of the National Police.
INTERPOL Phnom Penh in action
12 June 2017

INTERPOL training helps countries tackle illicit online wildlife trade

SINGAPORE – A new INTERPOL training course will equip law enforcement officers with the necessary skills to combat the increasing illegal wildlife trade via online platforms.With the sale of illicit animal parts and products on the Internet adding to the global, complex challenge in combating these crimes, the practical Cyber Wildlife Crime Investigations...
09 June 2017

INTERPOL border operation in Southeast Asia nets internationally wanted suspects

SINGAPORE – Preventing the movement of criminals and terror suspects across Southeast Asia through enhanced collaboration between immigration and police agencies was the focus of an INTERPOL-coordinated border operation.   Operation Red Lotus II (1 -31 May) was undertaken at international airports in Bali, Manila, Phnom Penh and Yangon, where immigr...
30 May 2017

New drug trafficking routes and smuggling methods identified in INTERPOL-led operation

SINGAPORE – An INTERPOL-coordinated operation targeting drug trafficking across Asia and the Pacific has identified emerging smuggling routes and concealment methods.Operation Lionfish – ASEAN, which involved more than 2,000 police and customs officials across 14 countries, revealed a network of West African and Asian organized crime groups behind traffic...
06 March 2017

Securing borders across ASEAN focus of INTERPOL training in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar ‒ Strengthening border security across Southeast Asia to address transnational crimes such as human trafficking and people smuggling was the focus of an INTERPOL training course held within the framework of the EU-ASEAN Migration and Border Management Programme.Hosted by the Myanmar Police Force, the six-day (27 February - 4 March) integra...
04 November 2016

Fake document detection focus of INTERPOL training

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Identifying fraudulent security documents was the focus of an INTERPOL training course held in Cambodia this week.With terrorists and other criminals increasingly using fraudulent travel documents to cross international borders, the three-day (2-4 November) training course brought together immigration, border control officers and fo...
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...
30 March 2016

Internationally wanted paedophile behind bars thanks to swift police action by Cambodia and Belgium via INTERPOL

A fugitive wanted by INTERPOL Brussels for serious child sex offences has been arrested in Cambodia and deported to Belgium following international police cooperation between the National Central Bureaus (NCBs) in Phnom Penh and Brussels and specialized units of their national police.INTERPOL Brussels requested the publication of an INTERPOL Red Notice ag...
18 March 2016

Border security focus of INTERPOL training under EU-ASEAN programme

SIEM REAP, Cambodia – Enhancing border security across Southeast Asia to address transnational crimes such as migrant smuggling and human trafficking was the focus of an INTERPOL training course held under the EU-ASEAN Migration and Border Management Programme II.Hosted by the Cambodian Ministry of Interior, the six-day (14 - 19 March) train-the-trainer m...