• INTERPOL Tbilisi
  • Member since :
    29 September 1993
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Law enforcement in Georgia is the responsibility of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA).  The MIA mandate is to make Georgia a safe country, enforce the law and protect borders.  It is made up of different units which each address different aspects of Georgian law enforcement:

  • Police Patrol Department;
  • Criminal Police Department;
  • Special Operative Department;
  • Constitutional Security Department;
  • Emergency Situation Management Department;
  • Security Police Department;
  • Border Police;
  • General Inspection Bureau;
  • Police Academy;
  • Counter Terror Center;
  • INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Georgia.


  • Support Georgia’s constitutional system, sovereignty and territory;
  • Prevent, identify and investigate crime;
  • Devise new strategies to fight crime;
  • Identify possible threats to Georgian security and provide the government with appropriate recommendations;
  • Protect the Georgian people’s rights and freedom;
  • Protect state borders;
  • Enforce public order;
  • Carry out operations to prevent crime;
  • Control traffic and ensure road safety;
  • Carry out permission and registration activities;
  • Ensure security, public order and safety of property during natural disasters and emergency situations;
  • Provide law enforcement education at the MIA Academies.
  • Look for missing people;
  • Control the legal circulation of arms;
  • Take action to prevent petty crime;
  • Identify dead bodies;
  • Ensure fire safety;
  • Protect buildings of high state importance;


The Georgian NCB is the exclusive cooperation centre which links national law enforcement agencies and state authorities to the worldwide INTERPOL community.


  • Serve as permanent contact for all INTERPOL member countries, 24 hours a day;
  • Support and coordinate the international fight against crime, serving as liaison point between domestic law enforcement agencies, state authorities and INTERPOL member countries;
  • Research and collect information about international crime trends and methods for combating transnational crime;
  • Cooperate with INTERPOL member countries in investigating crime either committed in Georgia or by Georgian criminals in other countries.

Priority activities:

  • Conduct international enquiries and investigations in partnership with INTERPOL member countries over I-24/7, at the request of Georgian law enforcement agencies;
  • Conduct identity checks;
  • Assist in the location of fugitives and missing people both in Georgia and abroad;
  • Collect and process information requested by INTERPOL member countries, and assist member countries in locating fugitives in Georgia;
  • Provide assistance with the identification of dead bodies;
  • Take action with regard to stolen motor vehicles and stolen works of art.
INTERPOL Tbilisi 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...
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...
16 April 2013

Use of INTERPOL global tools results in arrest of child abusers and rescue of victim

LYON, France – Close collaboration between law enforcement in Georgia, Israel and INTERPOL’s Crimes Against Children unit has led to the removal from harm of an 11-year-old girl and the arrest of a man accused of sexually abusing her and sharing the sexual abuse images online. The girl’s mother was also arrested for allegedly participating in the producti...
15 March 2013

Georgia minister visit to INTERPOL underlines close cooperation with formal recognition of travel document

LYON, France – Underlining Georgia’s commitment to global security and law enforcement cooperation, Minister of Internal Affairs Irakli Gharibashvili formally recognized the INTERPOL Travel Document during his visit to the world police body’s General Secretariat headquarters.Minister Gharibashvili and INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble signed the...
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...
19 September 2011

INTERPOL Chief's visit to Georgia underlines Eurasia's strategic role in global law enforcement collaboration

TBILISI, Georgia – INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble has met with Georgia's Minister of Internal Affairs, Ivane Merabishvili, to discuss priority areas for enhanced collaboration in national, regional and global security.A key topic during Secretary General Noble's visit to Georgia's Ministry of Internal Affairs on Monday was how INTERPOL can wor...
05 March 2010

INTERPOL co-ordinated operation targets illegal trade in wildlife medical products

LYON, France - An international operation co-ordinated by INTERPOL targeting the illegal trade in traditional medicines containing protected wildlife products has resulted in a series of arrests worldwide and the seizure of thousands of illegal medicines worth more than EUR 10 million.National wildlife enforcement authorities, police, customs and speciali...

Red Notices 28

Age today: 53 years old
Nationality: Georgia


Age today: 54 years old
Nationality: Georgia


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Yellow Notices 18

Age today: 20 years old
Nationality: Georgia


Age today: 26 years old
Nationality: Georgia


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European Regional Conference 2001
  • 30th European Regional Conference - 2001 - Tbilisi