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    13 June 1956
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Thailand

Royal Thai Police

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Headed by a Commissioner General, the Royal Thai Police (RTP) is under the direct command of the Prime Minister. With a strength of about 230,000 officers, RTP’s main functions are to:

  • Provide security to His Majesty the King, Her Majesty the Queen, the Heirs to the Throne, members of the Royal Family, the Regent, Royal Representatives, and Royal Guests;
  • Direct and supervise the operation of all police officers to ensure quality service and compliance with the laws;
  • Prevent and suppress crime;
  • Maintain public order and national security;
  • Assist the public;
  • Perform other activities stipulated by Thai law;
  • Carry out law enforcement activities as assigned by the Prime Minister in support of national development.

Headquartered in Bangkok, the RTP is divided into six broad groups:

1. Special Operations:

  • Office of Royal Court Security Police;

2. Crime Prevention and Suppression:

  • Metropolitan Police Bureau;
  • Provincial Police Regions;
  • Southern Border Provinces Police Operation Center;

3. Crime Prevention and Suppression Support;

  • Central Investigation Bureau;
  • Narcotics Suppression Bureau;
  • Special Branch Bureau;
  • Immigration Bureau;
  • Border Patrol Police Bureau;
  • Office of Forensic Science;
  • Office of Information and Communication Technology;

4. Education:

  • Police Education Bureau;
  • Royal Police Cadet Academy;

5. Services:

  • Police General Hospital;

6. Command and General Staff:

  • Office of Police Strategy;
  • Office of Logistics;
  • Office of Human Resources;
  • Office of Budget and Finance;
  • Office of Legal Affairs and Litigation;
  • Office of Police Commission;
  • Office of Inspector General;
  • Office of Internal Audit;
  • Office of Police Secretary;
  • Foreign Affairs Division;
  • Public Affairs Division;
  • Office of National Police Policy Board;
  • Police Aviation Division;
  • Disciplinary Division. 

INTERPOL Bangkok

The INTERPOL National Centre Bureau (NCB) for Thailand is part of the Foreign Affairs Division (FAD). The FAD Commander is also the Head of INTERPOL Bangkok, which is made up of three sub-divisions responsible for specific regions:

  • INTERPOL and Coordination Sub-Division (Region 1): Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a geo-political and economic organization of ten countries located in Southeast Asia: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam;
  • INTERPOL and Coordination Sub-Division (Region 2): North America, South America, East Asia, and Oceania;
  • INTERPOL and Coordination Sub-Division (Region 3): Europe, Africa, Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia.

Mission:

  • Work with the INTERPOL General Secretariat, INTERPOL member countries, Embassies in Thailand and other domestic and international government agencies on criminal matters;
  • Support and assist crime-suppression agencies;
  • Work with relevant domestic crime-fighting agencies on extradition and mutual assistance;
  • Cooperate with the Department of Correction and similar agencies on prisoner transfers;
  • Provide assistance to foreigners in liaison with national law enforcement agencies;
  • Assist fellow INTERPOL member countries in law enforcement–related activities.

Crime priorities:

  • Trafficking in persons and people smuggling;
  • Child exploitation;
  • Drug trafficking;
  • Cybercrime;
  • Economic crime;
  • Terrorism;
  • Arms smuggling;
  • Intellectual property crime.
INTERPOL Bangkok in action
15 October 2018

Wildlife crime: experts recommend an integrated global response

LONDON, United Kingdom - An INTERPOL working meeting to define global strategy and coordinated action in tackling wildlife crime has closed in London with a call to boost multi-sector cooperation via INTERPOL.INTERPOL’s 29th Wildlife Crime Working Group meeting brought together 170 experts from wildlife and park authorities in 45 countries to pave the way...
17 August 2018

Illegal gambling: raids and arrests across Asia in INTERPOL operation

LYON, France – Thousands of raids have been undertaken and suspects arrested in an INTERPOL-led operation against illegal gambling conducted throughout Asia during the 2018 FIFA World Cup.Operation SOGA VII (short for soccer gambling) saw more than 14,900 raids at illegal gambling dens across China – including Hong Kong and Macao – Malaysia, Thailand and...
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...
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...
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