• INTERPOL Beograd
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    24 September 2001
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Serbia police in training

The Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of Serbia is responsible for all law enforcement services, with numerous municipal and district branches throughout Serbia. Its core responsibilities include crime prevention, counter-terrorism, anti-corruption, drugs and disaster relief. The Ministry is also responsible for issuing national identity documents.

General Police Directorate

The MIA’s General Police Directorate has the function of police headquarters and is headed by a Police Director. It operates with the strength of 45,000 officers and 15 organizational units which address different forms of organized and transnational crime.

Some of the operational units which make up the Ministry's General Police Directorate include:

  • Criminal Police Department;
  • Department of Police;
  • Security Department;
  • Traffic Police Department;
  • Border Police Department;
  • Operations Centre;
  • Gendarmerie;
  • Special Antiterrorist Unit;
  • Helicopter Unit;
  • District Units.


As part of the Criminal Police Department’s Division for International Police Cooperation, the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Serbia is the exclusive platform for Serbian investigations requiring assistance and information from abroad. It is the Serbian police body responsible for the implementation of international police cooperation agreements.

Principal activities:

  • Publication of INTERPOL Notices;
  • Tracing of foreign fugitives in Serbia and Serbian fugitives abroad;
  • Coordination of extraditions with INTERPOL member countries;
  • International legal assistance;
  • Assisting INTERPOL member countries in criminal investigations involving Serbia or Serbian nationals;
  • Cooperation with other domestic bodies within and beyond the MIA;
  • Promoting INTERPOL during lectures delivered at educational institutions.

Priority crime areas:

  • Drugs;
  • Trafficking in human beings;
  • Financial fraud including counterfeiting and money laundering.
INTERPOL Beograd in action
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...
12 February 2016

Long-term INTERPOL investigation lands one of Slovakia’s most wanted behind bars

A Slovak man accused of defrauding thousands of investors through pyramid investment schemes has been extradited to Slovakia following long-term intelligence work between the INTERPOL National Central Bureaus (NCBs) in Bratislava and Belgrade and with the support of INTERPOL’s Fugitive Investigative Support (FIS) Unit. František Matik was extradited to Sl...
30 December 2013

Fake goods worth nearly USD 1 million seized in INTERPOL-coordinated operation

LYON, France – Counterfeit goods worth nearly USD 1 million have been seized in a series of interventions across Eastern Europe as part of INTERPOL’s Operation White Mercury.Involving seven countries – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Former Yugoslav Republic Of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia – the operation also resulted in the ident...
20 July 2011

Serbian determination results in arrest of Goran Hadzic, the last Balkans war fugitive

LYON, France – Today’s arrest by Serbian authorities of Goran Hadzic, wanted by a United Nations war crimes tribunal on crimes against humanity and war crimes charges, and who was the subject of an INTERPOL Red Notice, or internationally wanted persons alert, has been praised by the world police body as an important step in international justice.Hadzic,...
26 May 2011

INTERPOL lauds Serbian arrest of fugitive Balkans war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic

LYON, France – The arrest earlier today by Serbian police of Ratko Mladic, wanted by a United Nations war crimes tribunal on charges of genocide and who was the subject of an INTERPOL Red Notice for internationally wanted persons, has been praised by the world police body as advancing the cause of international justice.Mladic, the fugitive former Bosnian...
16 November 2010

Serbian Minister offers share of seized criminal assets to INTERPOL to support fight against transnational crime

LYON, France – In a visit to the INTERPOL General Secretariat headquarters today, Serbia’s First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Ivica Dacic requested the help of the world police organization in locating fugitive war criminals.Other key issues discussed by Minister Dacic and INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble during the visit incl...
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...
22 July 2008

INTERPOL applauds Serbian capture of Radovan Karadzic

LYON, France – The arrest by Serbian authorities of Radovan Karadzic, wanted by a United Nations war crimes tribunal for charges including genocide and who was also the subject of an INTERPOL Red Notice, has been applauded by the world’s largest police organization.Karadzic, the former Bosnian Serb political leader who had been on the run for nearly 13 ye...
12 June 2008

Serbian police arrest war crimes fugitive subject of INTERPOL Red Notice

A Bosnian Serb commander during the Balkans conflict wanted by a United Nations war crimes tribunal and subject to an INTERPOL Red Notice, or international wanted persons notice, was arrested by Serbian police near Belgrade on Wednesday, Serbian authorities have confirmed.Stojan Zupljanin, aged 56, had been charged by the UN’s International Criminal Tribu...

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Age today: 23 years old
Nationality: Serbia


Age today: 59 years old
Nationality: Serbia


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