Bosnia and Herzegovina
- INTERPOL Sarajevo
Member since :
4 November 1992
Bosnia and Herzegovina
The organization of national law enforcement services in Bosnia and Herzegovina reflects the country’s unique multi-level government structure.
Bosnia and Herzegovina is made up of:
- The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (referred to as “The Federation”),
- Republic of Srpska and
- Brčko District of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Federation, Republika Srpska and Brčko District of Bosnia and Herzegovina each govern themselves, and have their own police departments. In addition, the Federation is subdivided into 10 cantons, each with its own cantonal government which operates under the laws of Bosnia and Herzegovina as a whole. Each canton has its own Ministry of Interior.
Under the egis of the Ministry of Security, national law enforcement and security services are provided through a number of national institutions:
- Directorate for the Coordination of Bosnia and Herzegovina Police Bodies;
- Border Police of Bosnia and Herzegovina;
- Foreign Affairs and Immigration services;
- State Investigation and Protection Agency.
At local level, law enforcement services are provided by:
- Brčko District Police;
- Federal Police Directorate;
- Srpska Republic Ministry of Interior.
- The Federation Ministry of Interior;
The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Bosnia and Herzegovina is the international division of the Directorate for the Coordination of Bosnia and Herzegovina Police Bodies.
- Act as the primary point of contact for regional and international police investigations involving law enforcement in Bosnia and Herzegovina;
- Coordinate and nurture cooperation between domestic law enforcement authorities and INTERPOL’s international police community;
- Deliver swift criminal data and information exchange services with the INTERPOL community;
- Involve Bosnia and Herzegovina in INTERPOL activities, projects and meetings.
With a staff of more than 20 men and women, INTERPOL Sarajevo focusses on the following priority crime areas:
- Arms trafficking;
- Financial crime;
- Illegal immigration;
- Stolen vehicles;
- Trafficking in human beings;
- War crime.
Bosnia and Herzegovina Security Minister visit focuses on key role of INTERPOL network in enhancing national security
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