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    1 October 1968
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Singapore Police Force


Law enforcement in Singapore is overseen by the Singapore Police Force (SPF), which centres its activities around crime prevention, deterrence and detection.

Mission: to protect the people who live in Singapore from crime, criminals, terrorism and public disorder.

Vision: to make Singapore the safest country in the world and to ensure the country’s continued security, survival, and success.

Core Values: Courage, loyalty, integrity and fairness

SPF International Cooperation Department

The International Cooperation Department (ICD) leads SPF’s international law enforcement activities. Its mission is to strengthen police cooperation with worldwide strategic partners through a multitude of platforms including the deployment of police attachés, establishment of Memoranda of Understanding, and participation in international and regional law enforcement activities.

INTERPOL Singapore

ICD houses the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Singapore.  The NCB serves as the designated contact point for transnational police cooperation, investigations and operations. It is Singapore’s law enforcement gateway for information exchange, facilitating police cooperation between overseas police forces and domestic agencies.

Ministry of Home Affairs

Committed to a common mission of keeping Singapore safe, SPF is one of the Home Team Departments (HTDs) under the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Other HTDs include :

  • Central Narcotics Bureau;
  • Home Team Academy ;
  • Immigration & Checkpoints Authority;
  • Internal Security Department;
  • Singapore Civil Defence Force;
  • Singapore Prison Service.
INTERPOL Singapore in action
16 October 2017

INTERPOL meeting targets wildlife crime through collaboration

SINGAPORE – INTERPOL’s Wildlife Crime Working Group has convened experts from across the world to shape collaborative responses to wildlife and forestry crime.The five-day (9 – 13 October) meeting gathered some 100 experts from law enforcement, academia, NGOs and the private sector in 38 countries to strengthen collaboration amongst all environmental secu...
28 August 2017

INTERPOL operational training aims to boost ASEAN border security

SINGAPORE – Strengthening border security in Southeast Asia was the focus of an INTERPOL operational training course held under the framework of the EU-ASEAN Migration and Border Management Programme II.Hosted at the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI), the five-day (14 – 18 August) Integrated Border Management Operational Training course sought...
24 August 2017

Cooperation in acquiring digital evidence focus of INTERPOL workshop

SINGAPORE – Obtaining  digital evidence for use in investigations and prosecutions was the focus of an INTERPOL workshop in Singapore.Bringing together some 30 law enforcement investigators, prosecutors and judicial authorities from the 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries, the three-day (22 – 24 August) workshop aimed to assis...
04 July 2017

INTERPOL World: connecting police and private industry for a safer future

SINGAPORE – Tomorrow’s security challenges can only be tackled through a coordinated public and private sector response focusing on innovation – this is the key message of the INTERPOL World congress which opened today in Singapore.With threats from cybercriminals and the exploitation of new technologies continuing to grow, the four-day (4 ‒7 July) INTERP...
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...
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...
03 March 2017

Cybercrime investigation challenges focus of INTERPOL and Council of Europe initiative

SINGAPORE – Building capacity and enhancing cooperation in cyber investigations around the world is the focus of a joint initiative between INTERPOL and the Council of Europe.With the rapid growth in the number and sophistication of cyber-related offences, electronic evidence gathering presents significant transnational policing challenges which require e...
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...
15 March 2016

Regional police organizations gather at INTERPOL meeting to enhance cooperation

SINGAPORE – INTERPOL has brought together senior law enforcement leaders from the world’s regional police organizations to discuss ways to coordinate their activities against transnational crime.Senior representatives from regional police organizations including the African Union’s AFRIPOL, AMERIPOL, ASEANAPOL, the Gulf Cooperation Council’s GCCPOL, the E...
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...
17 December 2015

Strengthening border security in ASEAN countries through specialist skills

HANOI, Vietnam - Developing practical knowledge and skills to enhance border security was the focus of the first operational training course provided by INTERPOL under the EU-ASEAN Migration and Border Management Programme II.The six-day course saw 22 participants from nine ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries trained in a range of ski...
20 October 2015

Border security across Southeast Asia focus of new EU-ASEAN programme led by INTERPOL

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Enhancing border management and security across Southeast Asia is the focus of a new three-year European Union (EU) and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) programme led by INTERPOL.The EU-ASEAN Migration and Border Management Programme II, funded by the EU and implemented by INTERPOL, is aimed at improving connectivity thr...
09 October 2015

INTERPOL firearm symposium aims to combat gun crime

SINGAPORE – Reviewing trends in firearm violence and recommending international best practices to combat firearm-related crimes were among the areas of focus at the INTERPOL Firearm Forensic Symposium in Singapore.The three-day (7-9 October) forum, organized jointly with Ultra Electronics Forensic Technology, brought together 250 law enforcement officers,...
21 September 2015

Singapore leads transnational ivory trafficking investigation

LYON, France – INTERPOL is supporting a transnational investigation into the seizure of 1,783 pieces of ivory which occurred last May in Southeast Asia.The investigation, led by the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore, will involve DNA analysis of the seized ivory with a view to determining the geographical area in Africa where it originated...
11 September 2015

Enhancing forensic skills for maritime security focus of INTERPOL training in Singapore

SINGAPORE – Providing forensic officers with the necessary skills to face the challenges of processing evidence at a maritime crime scene was the focus of an INTERPOL training course in Singapore.Maintaining the chain of custody required for successful prosecutions was also a key element during the INTERPOL Advanced Course on Forensic Examination held at...
14 April 2015

Inaugural INTERPOL World forum focuses on innovation for global security

SINGAPORE – Fostering innovation to meet global security challenges is the focus of the first INTERPOL World forum which opened today in Singapore.Comprising an Expo and a Congress, the three-day (14-16 April)  INTERPOL World 2015 aims to create a platform for the security industry, law enforcement and government agencies to develop closer partnershi...
13 April 2015

International gathering marks inauguration of INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation

SINGAPORE – Ministers and senior police officials from around the world have gathered at the official opening of the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) which is set to empower law enforcement officers worldwide with cutting-edge tools and knowledge against 21st century crime.With the IGCI marking the transition of global policing into the digit...
01 October 2014

Singapore recognizes INTERPOL Chief’s contribution to international security with award

SINGAPORE – President Tony Tan Keng Yam of Singapore has conferred the Distinguished Service Order (Darjah Utama Bakti Cemerlang) to INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble in recognition of his services to international police cooperation.Singaporean authorities said the award presented to Secretary General Noble at the Istana Presidential Palace reco...
30 September 2014

INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation opens its doors

SINGAPORE – The INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) building has been officially handed over to the head of the world police body by Singaporean authorities.In a ceremony at the IGCI, on behalf of the government of Singapore Second Minister S. Iswaran officially presented the building to INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble.“The decision t...
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...
02 May 2014

INTERPOL-coordinated operation strikes back at ‘sextortion’ networks

MANILA, Philippines - An INTERPOL-coordinated operation targeting organized crime networks behind ‘sextortion’ cases around the world has resulted in the arrest of 58 individuals, including three men linked to the group which harassed Scottish teenager Daniel Perry.   Perry, a 17-year-old victim of an online blackmail attempt, died after jumping off...
23 September 2013

INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation reaches new heights

SINGAPORE – A milestone in the development of the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) and 21st century policing solutions has been reached, with the highest point of the building structure being put in place.The event was marked with a high-level ‘topping out’ ceremony on Monday, involving Singapore’s Senior Minister of State for Home Affairs an...
18 September 2013

Suspected leader of match-fixing gang and 13 others arrested in Singapore

LYON, France – The arrest by Singapore authorities of 14 individuals on suspicion of belonging to an organized crime group involved in match-fixing, including the suspected leader, has been commended by INTERPOL.The 12 men and two women were arrested following raids across Singapore in the early hours of Tuesday 17 September. Among those taken into custod...
22 August 2013

Innovation the way forward against tomorrow’s security threats, says INTERPOL Chief

SINGAPORE – INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble has underlined the role of innovation in combating transnational crime amid a changing globalized and interconnected world.Speaking on Thursday at the International Relations Perspectives Seminar hosted by Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Mr Noble said that nearly 100 years since the idea o...
28 November 2012

Stamping out football corruption through education focus of INTERPOL experts meeting in Singapore

SINGAPORE – International sports integrity experts from academia, law enforcement and international organizations are participating in the inaugural INTERPOL Global Academic Experts Meeting for Integrity in Sport to consider issues surrounding match-fixing and how to combat corruption in football through education.Organized by INTERPOL’s Integrity in Spor...
11 February 2011

Singapore announces special visa status to INTERPOL Travel Document holders at historic groundbreaking ceremony

SINGAPORE – The decision by Singapore to accord special visa status to INTERPOL Travel Document holders has been hailed by the head of the world police organization as a 'significant development' that will enhance international security by ensuring global law enforcement assistance is available when and where needed.Singapore Minister for Home Affairs and...
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...
25 June 2010

INTERPOL Global Complex in Singapore to enhance and strengthen policing worldwide

LYON, France – INTERPOL‘s Executive Committee has unanimously endorsed plans for the creation of an INTERPOL Global Complex in Singapore. An implementat ion plan will be presented for approval at INTERPOL’s 79th General Assembly in Qatar in November with full operation projected for late 2013 or early 2014. The new global complex will complement and suppo...
19 November 2009

International operation combats online supply of counterfeit and illegal medicines

An international week of action targeting the online sale of counterfeit and illicit medicines has resulted in a series of arrests and the seizure of thousands of potentially harmful medical products.In response to an ever-increasing number of websites supplying dangerous and illegal medicines, Operation Pangea II involving 24 countries was co-ordinated b...
13 May 2009

Singapore’s ‘most wanted terrorist’ arrest by Malaysia highlights value of international co-operation

HANOI, Vietnam – The arrest of a suspected terrorist leader in Malaysia following his escape from custody in Singapore has again underlined the need for police to share information on wanted international fugitives via INTERPOL, President KHOO Boon Hui told the 29th Asean Chiefs of Police (Aseanapol) conference in Hanoi today.Immediately after Mas Selamat...
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-...
13 November 2008

Illegal online medicine suppliers targeted in first international Internet day of action

The first international Internet day of action co-ordinated by the Permanent Forum on International Pharmaceutical Crime, INTERPOL and the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) International Medical Products Anti-Counterfeiting Taskforce (IMPACT), targeting the illegal online sale of medicines to the public has resulted in a series of arrests and the seizure...
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...

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