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    4 November 1992
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Law enforcement services in Croatia are provided by the General Police Directorate which is part of the Ministry of Interior.

Law enforcement services in Croatia are provided by the General Police Directorate (GPD) which is part of the Ministry of Interior. The Ministry is staffed by about 26,000 men and women, including the 20,000 officers who make up the national police force.  The GPD is headquartered in the Croatian capital Zagreb.

GPD mission:

  • Prevent, detect and investigate crime;
  • Protect people and property;
  • Locate and capture criminals and fugitives;
  • Maintain public order;
  • Provide forensic police services;
  • Ensure road safety and traffic control;
  • Control and protect borders;  
  • Provide riot control services;
  • Identity, vehicle and residence administration;
  • Weapons, ammunition and explosives administration (procurement, ownership and permits to carry);
  • Special police force services;
  • National security;
  • Responsibility for the national police academy.

In addition to the GPD, 20 police districts are directly responsible for security and crime fighting in their respective localities.


Staffed by seven men and women, Croatia’s INTERPOL National Central Bureau is part of the GPD’s International Police Cooperation Department.   INTERPOL Zagreb is the essential platform for all complex police investigations involving Croatian citizens abroad, or crimes of an international nature committed on Croatian soil.

INTERPOL Zagreb 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...
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...
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 April 2016

Weapons and explosives seized in INTERPOL-led operation

LYON, France – An INTERPOL-led operation targeting illicit firearms in the Western Balkans has resulted in the arrest of 14 people and the seizure of explosives, weapons and ammunition.Nearly 40 firearms, six kg of explosives, 11 hand grenades and 1,300 pieces of ammunition were recovered during the 48-hour Operation Balkan Trigger during which some 5,000...

Red Notices 2

Age today: 37 years old
Nationality: Croatia


Age today: 33 years old
Nationality: Slovenia


All wanted persons

Yellow Notices 17

Age today: 65 years old
Nationality: Croatia


Age today: 38 years old
Nationality: Croatia


All Missing persons


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