• INTERPOL Minsk
  • Member since :
    29 September 1993
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National Police

Law enforcement services in Belarus are provided by the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA). Other national bodies responsible for specific aspects of national law enforcement also include:

  • Investigations Committee;
  • General Prosecutor’s Office;
  • State Border Guard Committee;
  • State Customs Committee;
  • State Security Committee;
  • Financial Investigation Department (State Control Council).

MIA mandate:

  • Protect people's health, life, basic rights and freedom;
  • Maintain law and order;
  • Protect public and private property;
  • Prevent, detect and investigate crime;
  • Search for missing people and fugitives.

MIA structure:

  • Headquarters;
  • Secretariat;
  • Criminal Police;
  • Department for Citizenship and Migration;
  • Internal Security;
  • Information Center;
  • Interior Troops Command;
  • INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) of Belarus;
  • Police Educational Institutions;
  • Public Security Police;
  • Special “ALMAZ” Antiterrorism Unit”;
  • State Forensics Center.

Public Security Police:


  • Crime prevention;
  • Protection of public and private property;
  • Public order;
  • Traffic control;
  • 24-hour Command Centre;

Criminal Police:

Belarus is a transit country for drugs, stolen vehicles and illegal immigrants.  As a result, drug consumption in Belarus  is on the increase, as is the problem of trafficking in human beings for sexual exploitation. The Criminal Police is therefore structured to be able to tackle and address these crime forms efficiently.


  • Criminal Investigation;
  • Economic Crime;
  • High-Tech Crime;
  • Organized Crime and Corruption;
  • Drugs and Trafficking in Human Beings.


The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Belarus is part of the Criminal Police.  The NCB answers directly to the First Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, who is also the Head of the Criminal Police, and is located at the Ministry.

NCB structure:

  • International missing people, fugitives and extraditions desk;
  • Transnational crime desk;
  • Criminal intelligence desk.

INTERPOL Minsk is structured to facilitate international crime investigations requiring the exchange of police information between Belarus law enforcement agencies and their international counterparts worldwide.

Priority crime areas:

  • Drugs;  
  • Economic and financial crime;
  • Firearms and explosives;
  • Fugitives and missing persons;
  • Illegal immigration;
  • Organized crime;
  • Terrorism;
  • Trafficking in human beings.
INTERPOL Minsk in action
21 April 2017

Thousands of police officers across Europe join INTERPOL operation against illicit firearms

LYON, France – An operation led by INTERPOL against illicit firearms trafficking in Europe has seen 149 arrests and the seizure of firearms, ammunition and explosives.Operation Trigger II involved more than 7,840 police officers collaborating across 23 countries during a 48-hour period (6 – 8 April) to intercept illicit firearms, and identify potential li...
23 October 2013

INTERPOL to help Belarus safeguard 2014 Ice Hockey World Championship

CARTAGENA DE INDIAS, Colombia – INTERPOL is to deploy an INTERPOL Major Event Support Team (IMEST) to Belarus to assist local and national authorities in making the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Belarus as safe as possible for the players, officials and thousands of expected visitors.Under a Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Belarus M...
18 October 2013

INTERPOL exercise boosts radiological and nuclear terrorism response capacity in Ukraine and Belarus

KIEV, Ukraine – Specialized officials from Ukraine and Belarus law enforcement, customs, border control, public health, regulatory and security services have taken part in a tabletop exercise aimed at testing their capacity to prevent nuclear and radiological terrorism and to identify best practices in responding to such attacks.Organized by INTERPOL’s CB...
17 July 2012

International operation led by INTERPOL reveals scale of illicit goods trafficking

LYON, France – An INTERPOL-led operation against illicit goods trafficking across Eastern Europe has revealed the extent and increasingly elaborate methods used by transnational crime groups to traffic illicit goods with more than 1,400 individuals arrested or under investigation and the seizure of 7.3 million trafficked goods.The month-long Operation Bla...
18 January 2012

Belarus officially recognizes INTERPOL passport

LYON, France – Belarus today became the latest INTERPOL member country to officially recognize the world police organization’s passport, providing visa waiver status for individuals travelling on official business.Minister of Internal Affairs for Belarus, Anatoly Kuleshov signed the agreement during a visit to the world police body’s General Secretariat h...
23 September 2011

INTERPOL radiological and nuclear investigations training course in Poland seeks to boost common action plan

WARSAW, Poland – Representatives of 10 Eastern European countries gathered last week to learn how to conduct effective investigations into instances of suspected criminal acts involving radiological and nuclear (RN) weapons, materials and technology. Experienced investigators from law enforcement, customs and other security forces teamed up with their cou...
13 May 2011

INTERPOL confirms that fingerprints from April 2011 Minsk subway terror attack suspect match those of July 2008 Minsk terror bombing

MINSK, Belarus – INTERPOL has confirmed that two previously unlinked terrorist attacks in Minsk were perpetrated by the same person after a fingerprint match was established at INTERPOL's General Secretariat headquarters in Lyon after it received fingerprint specimens from law enforcement officials in Belarus.Confirmation from INTERPOL's General Secretari...
12 May 2011

INTERPOL Secretary General makes official visit to Minsk

MINSK, Belarus - INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble today arrived in Belarus on a two-day working visit. The main objective of the visit by INTERPOL’s top official is to discuss the deadly terrorist attack on a Minsk subway on 11 April this year and to determine how INTERPOL can provide law enforcement officials of Belarus with further assistance...
15 April 2011

INTERPOL hunt for international fugitives leads to numerous arrests across South America

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – An INTERPOL operation targeting 207 internationally-wanted fugitives wanted for serious crimes including murder, kidnapping, organized crime and child sexual abuse believed to be hiding in South America has led to arrests across the continent and new investigative leads established for almost a quarter.Investigative leads develop...
16 June 2009

South African fugitive who boasted of evading INTERPOL arrested in Belarus

LYON, France – A South African man subject of an INTERPOL Red Notices for sex crimes against children - who boasted he would never be caught - has been arrested in Belarus following an attempted bank robbery.Former Pretoria advocate, George ‘Dirk’ Prinsloo became the subject of an INTERPOL Red Notice, or international wanted persons’ notice after he fled...

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Nationality: Belarus


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Nationality: Belarus


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