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    7 September 1923

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Ministry of Public Security China


Responsible for public security, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) is part of the State Council, China’s chief administrative body and principal police and security authority.

Law enforcement services in China are provided by Public Security Bureaus, the provincial and municipal public security counterparts which, under the leadership of local government, operate in the main towns, cities and counties of China.


  • Crime prevention, suppression and investigation;
  • Ensuring law and order;
  • Prevention of extremism, violence and terrorism;
  • Maintaining state security;
  • Administrative registration duties (identification documents, birth certificates, exit-and-entry permits, stay and travel permits for visitors to China);
  • Riot and public demonstration control;
  • Public information network security.

MPS is made up of several agencies which deal with operational and administrative aspects of national policing. Essential operational agencies include:

  • National Security;
  • Economic Crime Investigation;
  • Border Control;
  • Criminal Investigation;
  • Fire Control;
  • Prison Security;
  • Traffic Control;
  • International Police Cooperation;
  • Drug Control;
  • Counter-terrorism. 


The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for China sits structurally within the International Police Cooperation Department of MPS. The head of INTERPOL Beijing is an MPS vice minister.

INTERPOL Beijing has two sub bureaus, each with delegated regional authority in the following special administrative regions of China:

Serving as the national point of contact for all INTERPOL matters which relate to China, INTERPOL Beijing responsibilities include:

  • Liaising and coordinating with INTERPOL partners across the world;  
  • Coordinating international crime investigation and legal assistance matters;
  • Serving as the exclusive interface between Chinese police agencies, courts and domestic law enforcement departments and the INTERPOL community;
  • Serving as a gateway for incoming and outgoing INTERPOL queries;
  • Conducting transnational enquires and investigations using INTERPOL's secure global police communications system (I-24/7);
  • Providing training for domestic law enforcement agencies on international police cooperation;
  • Providing criminal intelligence support at both domestic and international level;
  • Assisting and cooperating in cross-border fugitives operations;
  • Liaising with China’s Sub-Bureaus in Hong Kong and Macao;
  • Ensuring that Chinese police at all levels and locations have access to INTERPOL's databases over I-24/7, thus boosting national security;  
  • Gathering and exchanging information in an effort to enforce public or criminal laws (Mutual Legal Assistance) and to assist in extraditions.

National focus

Chinese police forces have put a lot of energy into tackling traditional and non-traditional crime. By strengthening legislation, adopting comprehensive public order management policies and increasing law enforcement training, China intends to enhance its country’s ability to prevent and fight crime more effectively, thus safeguarding social stability. Chinese authorities fully recognize the vital role INTERPOL plays in tackling international crime in all its forms, through the effective cooperation of police forces around the world.

INTERPOL Beijing in action
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...
13 May 2017

INTERPOL and China to explore areas for strengthening security and policing capabilities

BEIJING, China – A new declaration of intent between INTERPOL and China will identify opportunities to strengthen the security and policing capabilities in member countries.State Councilor and China’s Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun, INTERPOL President Meng Hongwei and INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock signed the declaration on the eve of t...
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...
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...
21 December 2015

Falsified and illicit medicines worth USD 7 million seized across Asia in INTERPOL-led operation

LYON, France – Falsified and illicit medicines worth an estimated USD 7 million were seized across Asia in an INTERPOL-coordinated operation to combat pharmaceutical crime in the region.Involving 13 Asian countries, Operation Storm VI saw the arrest of 87 individuals and the investigation of nearly 500 pharmacies and markets, as well as some 100 illicit o...
05 November 2015

INTERPOL General Assembly approves blueprint for Organization’s future

KIGALI, Rwanda - The 84th session of INTERPOL’s General Assembly closed today with delegates endorsing a new road map for the Organization’s future development to better support its 190 member countries in combating transnational crime and terrorism.With the INTERPOL 2020 review of the Organization’s environment, strategy, priorities and activities receiv...
09 October 2015

China visit by INTERPOL Chief focuses on international police collaboration

BEIJING, China – Advancing collaboration against transnational crime was the focus of talks between senior Chinese officials and Secretary General Jürgen Stock on his first official mission to China.Corruption, cybercrime, fugitive investigations and terrorism, and China’s support to INTERPOL global and regional initiatives were on the agenda in Mr Stock’...
25 September 2015

Addressing cybercrime challenges focus of INTERPOL working group meeting

XIAMEN, China – Identifying trends in cybercrime to develop a coordinated law enforcement response was the focus of an INTERPOL working group meeting for heads of units from Europe, Asia and Oceania.In addition to sharing expertise and best practice in cybercrime investigations, the three-day (23 – 25 September) meeting also provided an opportunity to dev...
08 September 2015

Senior Chinese official and INTERPOL Chief meet on international police collaboration

LYON, France – Increased collaboration between INTERPOL and China across a range of law enforcement areas topped the agenda during a meeting between China’s Zhao Hongzhu, Member of Secretariat, CPC Central Committee, and INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock at the world police body’s General Secretariat headquarters.The visit by Mr Zhao Hongzhu provide...
22 May 2015

Enhancing international police cooperation focus of meeting between Chinese Vice-Minister and INTERPOL Chief

LYON, France – Enhancing cooperation in combating transnational crime and police training were key issues during a meeting between China’s Vice-Minister for Public Security, Chongyuan Xia, and INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock at the world police body’s General Secretariat headquarters.With increased globalization, Vice-Minister Xia and Secretary Ge...
18 July 2014

Illegal gambling networks across Asia targeted in INTERPOL-led operation

LYON, France – An INTERPOL-coordinated operation targeting illegal soccer gambling networks across Asia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup has resulted in more than 1,400 arrests and the seizure of almost USD 12 million.During the six-week operation, law enforcement officers from China, Hong Kong (China), Macao (China), Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam carried...
30 April 2014

International police cooperation focus of first mission to China by INTERPOL President

BEIJING, China – During her first official mission to China, INTERPOL President Mireille Ballestrazzi met with senior government and law enforcement officials to identify current and future areas for increased international law enforcement cooperation via the world police body.During her two-day (28 and 29 April) mission, President Ballestrazzi met with M...
11 October 2013

Chinese Ministry of Public Security visit to INTERPOL underlines key role of international law enforcement cooperation

LYON, France – The Director General of the International Cooperation Department, Chinese Ministry of Public Security, has met with INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble at INTERPOL’s General Secretariat headquarters to discuss security measures aimed at enhancing international cooperation against transnational crime.The visit by Director General Jing...
25 September 2013

First INTERPOL training in China major step forward in global effort to combat trafficking in illicit goods

HANGZHOU, China – Enhancing the knowledge and skills of police, increased information exchange and improving cooperation to better target the organized crime networks behind illicit trade is the focus of the first INTERPOL training session being held in China.The INTERPOL Trafficking in Illicit Goods and Counterfeiting Capacity Building Seminar, organized...
23 September 2013

Korean arrest of INTERPOL Red Notice subject major blow to Chinese organized crime

SEOUL, Korea – One of China’s most wanted criminals and subject of an INTERPOL Red Notice for attempted murder and organized crime membership has been arrested in Seoul following months of intelligence work and operational cooperation between the INTERPOL National Central Bureaus (NCBs) in Seoul and Beijing.Chinese national Chuanbo Lu is believed to be on...
19 October 2012

China hosts its first National Environmental Security Seminar with INTERPOL support

BEIJING, China ‒ International efforts to develop a cooperative and collaborative multi-agency strategy to tackle environmental crime received a boost after China hosted its first National Environmental Security Seminar with the support of INTERPOL.At the meeting China announced it would seek out and develop opportunities to enhance its international envi...
29 July 2012

INTERPOL wildlife operation results mark Global Tiger Day

LYON, France – INTERPOL is marking Global Tiger Day with the announcement of an operation aimed at protecting this iconic species and other big cats threatened with extinction and targeting the individual and organized crime groups behind the illicit activity.Operation Prey, conducted across Bhutan, China, India and Nepal led has so far led to nearly 40 a...
09 November 2011

Chinese Vice-Minister’s visit to INTERPOL underlines role of international law enforcement cooperation

LYON, France – China’s Vice-Minister for Public Security, Li Dongsheng, has met with INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble at INTERPOL’s General Secretariat headquarters to discuss security measures aimed at enhancing international cooperation against transnational crime.The visit by Vice-Minister Li provided an opportunity to review key transnationa...
26 August 2011

Shenzhen Universiade ends safely with security efforts supported by INTERPOL

SHENZHEN, China – The largest-ever Universiade which brought together more than 12,000 participants involved in more than 300 events across 41 venues in Shenzhen has concluded safely with China’s security efforts supported by INTERPOL. An INTERPOL Major Events Support Team (IMEST) was deployed as part of the security arrangements for the World Student Gam...
19 October 2010

INTERPOL and Hong Kong Customs join forces to improve regional police and customs anti-counterfeiting co-operation

HONG KONG, China – Greater emphasis on the leadership role of police and customs and the benefits of working collaboratively is the focus of the 2010 International Law Enforcement Intellectual Property (IP) Crime Conference which opened today in Hong Kong.The conference is the first to be held in Asia and brings together some 500 law enforcement specialis...
16 July 2010

Thousands arrested in INTERPOL-led operation against illegal soccer gambling networks across Asia

LYON, France – More than 5,000 people have been arrested and nearly 10 million US dollars seized in an INTERPOL co-ordinated operation in Asia run throughout the 2010 FIFA World Cup targeting illegal soccer gambling linked to organized crime gangs. In the month-long operation codenamed SOGA III, police across China (including Hong Kong and Macao), Malaysi...
26 October 2010

INTERPOL and Hong Kong Customs training course against intellectual property crime focuses on international dimension

HONG KONG, China – A one-day training seminar on the international dimension of intellectual property (IP) crime has been delivered by INTERPOL and Hong Kong Customs to some 120 front line customs and police investigators from mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau. The training (22 October) followed the 2010 International Law Enforcement IP Crime Confe...
07 October 2010

Illegal tiger trade targeted by international operation co-ordinated by INTERPOL

LYON, France – An international law enforcement operation co-ordinated by INTERPOL against the illegal trade in tigers has led to the arrest of some 25 individuals suspected of taking part in the illicit trade of one of the world’s most endangered species. The two-month operation (August-September) involved national enforcement agencies in six tiger-range...
17 November 2008

Police across Southeast Asia target counterfeit medicines in multi-agency operation

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Police across Southeast Asia have made a series of arrests and seized fake drugs worth millions of dollars in an operation supported by INTERPOL, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Customs Organization (WCO).Under the framework of the WHO’s International Medical Products Anti-counterfeiting Task Force (IMPACT) and co-...
07 August 2008

China and INTERPOL launch secure video hotline for Olympics

BEIJING, China – Security measures at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in China are to further benefit from the provision of a dedicated and encrypted video hotline between law enforcement authorities in Beijing and INTERPOL headquarters in Lyon, France, to allow direct contact between senior officials at both ends in case of emergencies or other urgent oper...
10 July 2008

Police across Asia break up illegal soccer gambling networks in INTERPOL-led operation

LYON, France – An INTERPOL co-ordinated operation targeting illegal soccer gambling across Asia has resulted in more than 1,300 arrests and the seizure of over 16 million US dollars.During the two-month-long operation, law enforcement officers throughout the region identified and raided 1,088 illegal gambling dens, many of which were controlled by organiz...
23 November 2007

INTERPOL helps smash illegal soccer gambling networks across Asia

LYON, France – More than 400 people have been arrested across Asia following a five-month operation co-ordinated by INTERPOL that targeted illegal soccer gambling controlled by organized crime gangs.Police officers across the region identified and shut down a total of 272 underground gambling dens which were estimated to have handled more than 6...
20 June 2007

Cameroon and Hong Kong win INTERPOL award for fighting wildlife crime

INTERPOL presented wildlife authorities in Cameroon and Hong Kong with the INTERPOL Eco-Message Award for 2007 for their role in the dismantling of a major ivory-smuggling operation.The Eco-Message is a standardised form developed by INTERPOL to facilitate the exchange and analysis of information on important seizures of rare, endangered or illegally trad...

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