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  • INTERPOL Tehran
  • Member since :
    28 February 1938
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Created in 1877, Iran’s national police force is an independent organization headed by the Commander in Chief of Armed Forces. Its responsibilities include:

  • Border control;
  • Crime fighting;
  • Emergency services;
  • Identity checks;
  • International police cooperation with the INTERPOL community with regard to the arrest and extradition of criminals;
  • Preventing and fighting terrorism;
  • Preventing the production, distribution and trafficking of illicit drugs;
  • Preventing trafficking in human beings and weapons;
  • Public security and peace;
  • Traffic control.

Operational Police Force units:

  • Air Police;
  • Anti-Narcotic Police;
  • Border Guard Police;
  • Cyber Police;
  • Criminal Intelligence Detective Police;
  • Emergency Police Centre;
  • Intelligence and Public Security Police;
  • International Relations and INTERPOL Department;
  • Prevention;
  • Traffic Police.


Part of the International Relations and INTERPOL Department, the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Iran is responsible for assisting Iranian investigations requiring international police cooperation and for working with the INTERPOL police community.
Duties include:

  • Locating, identifying, arresting and extraditing fugitives, either located in, or wanted by, Iran;
  • Sharing police information with the INTERPOL community on organized crime, people smuggling, drug trafficking, money laundering, theft and missing people;
  • Issuing clearance certificates for Iranian nationals residing abroad;
  • Tracing, locating and identifying missing Iranians and missing people believed to be in Iran;
  • Tracing and locating stolen works of art either belonging to Iran or believed to be located in Iran;
  • Populating INTERPOL databases with criminal information;
  • Organising and hosting specialized regional and international meetings and conferences for the benefit of Iran and the international law enforcement community.
INTERPOL Tehran in action
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 June 2015

International cooperation in combating cybercrime focus of conference

TEHRAN, Iran – Enhancing cooperation in combating cybercrime was the focus of the Criminality in an Interconnected World conference organized by the Iranian Cyber Police (FATA) and INTERPOL.The two-day (26 and 27 May) event brought together representatives from law enforcement, the private sector and international organizations to exchange information on...
11 March 2014

INTERPOL Tehran identifies two Iranian nationals who used legal documents ahead of flight MH 370

LYON, France – INTERPOL’s National Central Bureau in Tehran has confirmed the identity of two Iranian nationals who used authentic passports to travel to Kuala Lumpur before using stolen Austrian and Italian passports to board missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370.INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble said the two men’s identities were confirmed by...
17 January 2014

Enhancing fugitive investigations focus of INTERPOL workshop for North Africa and Middle East

LYON, France – Enhancing fugitive investigations and developing best practice was the focus of a workshop at the INTERPOL General Secretariat headquarters for officers from North Africa and the Middle East.The five-day (13 – 17 January) meeting brought together 24 officials dealing with international search requests and fugitives in order to better develo...
20 May 2008

Iran regional meeting to champion INTERPOL’s Central Asian anti-terror 'Shield'

TEHRAN, Iran – The need to harness a pro-active, multi-disciplinary approach in terrorism-related investigations is the focus of the fourth working group meeting opening today in Tehran on Project Kalkan, INTERPOL’s on-going anti-terrorism initiative in Central Asia.The two-day meeting draws together countries from the Central Asia region as well as from...

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  • 37th INTERPOL General Assembly - 1-8 October 1968 - Tehran