• INTERPOL Yerevan
  • Member since :
    4 November 1992
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Law enforcement services in Armenia are provided by the Police of the Republic of Armenia (PRA) which answers directly to the Armenian government. A Chief of the Police appointed by the Armenian President heads the force.


  • detect, prevent and investigate crime;
  • ensure law and order and public security;
  • implement the national passports and visas regime;
  • protect people, their rights, freedom and legal interests;
  • protect public and state interests;
  • protect all forms of property;
  • respond to emergencies.

The PRA is made up of one central body called the Central Apparatus (CA) and 11 territorial Police departments - one for the capital and 10 in the provinces.The PRA also has an educational complex with a training centre and police academy.

The CA is made up of several different police departments, which each coordinate their actions and operations across the country. Some of Armenia’s principal police departments include:

  • Criminal Forensics Department;
  • Department of Public Order and Protection
  • General Department for Combating Organized Crime;
  • General Department of Criminal Intelligence ;
  • General Department of State Protection
  • INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) of Armenia;
  • Information Centre;
  • Investigations;
  • Passports and Visas;
  • Traffic Police;
  • Police Headquarters.


The National Central Bureau (NCB) for Armenia is made up of three divisions:

  • International Searches and General Crime (in charge of operations);
  • Criminal Analysis and Intelligence
    • corruption;
    • counterfeiting;
    • crimes against human beings;
    • drug trafficking;
    • fraud;
    • general reference sources;
    • international relations support;
    • organized crime;
    • terrorism;
  • Telecommunications and Technical Support.
INTERPOL Yerevan 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...
08 September 2015

Armenia receives INTERPOL DNA software to create national database

LYON, France – To enable police officers nationwide to better identify criminals and solve complex crimes, the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) in Armenia has received INTERPOL’s DNA-matching software at INTERPOL’s General Secretariat headquarters during an official signing ceremony.The Armenian National Police will use the software to create its ow...
14 November 2013

Investigating and preventing chemical and explosives terrorism focus of INTERPOL training in Georgia

TBILISI, Georgia – Enhancing regional preparedness throughout Central Asia, the Southern Caucasus and Southeastern Europe to respond and investigate a chemical and explosives terrorist attack was the focus of an INTERPOL training course.The four-day (4 – 7 November) course organized by INTERPOL’s Chemical and Explosives (ChemEx) Terrorism Prevention Unit...
14 October 2011

INTERPOL Chief says Commonwealth of Independent States collaboration is a model for other regions

YEREVAN, Armenia – Addressing the Council of Ministers of Internal Affairs of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in Yerevan today, INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble said that the region’s impressive cooperation with the world police body played an important role in the global fight against crime and terrorism.Mr Noble’s remarks follow h...

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