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  • INTERPOL Hanoi
  • Member since :
    4 November 1991
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Part of the Ministry of Public Security (MPS), Vietnam’s national police is an armed force established in July 1962 to provide law enforcement services nationwide.

The force is made up of six units:

  • Criminal Sentence Enforcement and Legal Assistance;
  • Fire Fighting and Rescue Police;
  • General Police;
  • Mobile Police High Command;
  • Police units under provincial and district public security agencies;
  • Traffic Police.


  • advise government on policing and law enforcement issues;
  • oversee sentencing and conviction processes and provide legal support services;
  • locate and apprehend criminals and fugitives;
  • maintain law and order through the prevention, detection and investigation of
  • crime;
  • protect people and property;
  • provide fire protection, prevention and rescue services;
  • provide special weapons and police tactics services;
  • provide traffic control and safety services.


INTERPOL’s National Central Bureau (NCB) for Vietnam, which also serves as the MPS Department of Foreign Relations, is the primary law enforcement platform for Vietnamese police investigations requiring cooperation with other countries.

The NCB’s principal responsibilities include:

  • working with domestic, regional and international partners in developing events and programs to boost Vietnam’s ability to identify and prevent transnational crime;
  • providing intelligence support to domestic law enforcement units when investigations require global outreach;
  • coordinating the arrest and extradition of fugitives located in Vietnam, and of Vietnamese fugitives located in INTERPOL member countries;
  • working with all member countries for matters relating to mutual legal assistance on criminal matters and extradition.
INTERPOL Hanoi in action
06 July 2017

Vietnam President and INTERPOL Chief discuss regional and global security issues

HANOI, Vietnam – Increased access to INTERPOL’s databases to enhance national security was the focus of discussions between the President of Vietnam Trần Đại Quang and INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock.With Vietnam having played an important role in a number of INTERPOL-coordinated operations targeting drug trafficking, cybercrime and environmental...
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...
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...
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...
13 November 2015

Cross-border collaboration on biological incident investigations focus of INTERPOL workshop

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – The role of law enforcement and multi-agency cooperation in cross-border investigations tied to biological threats was the focus of an INTERPOL workshop in Cambodia.Under the framework of INTERPOL’s Project Petrichor, the four-day (10 -13 November) workshop brought together 40 law enforcement officials involved in chemical, biologic...
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...
26 June 2015

Identifying new and emerging terrorist threats in Asia-Pacific focus of INTERPOL programme

DANANG, Vietnam – Counter-terrorism and intelligence specialists have taken part in the INTERPOL Project Pacific working group meeting on new and emerging terrorist threats and trends in the Asia Pacific region.The three-day (23 – 25 June) meeting launched the two-year INTERPOL Capacity Building Programme on countering transnational terrorism and other se...
18 May 2015

Cooperation and effective data exchange focus of INTERPOL training in Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam – In the first such training in Southeast Asia, INTERPOL has held a Data Protection Officer Certification Course in Hanoi to certify Data Protection Officers from INTERPOL National Central Bureaus (NCBs) in seven ASEAN countries.The 10-day course (5 - 14 May) provided the officers with the tools to better understand INTERPOL’s Rules on the...

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