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Police services in Ukraine are provided by the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) which has command of the National Police. Appointed by the Parliament, the Minister of Internal Affairs is the commander of the national police force and also runs state migration and state border services.

MIA mission:

  • Create and implement national policy to protect basic rights and freedom;
  • Create state policy on migration (legal and illegal);
  • Maintain law and order;
  • Keep people safe;
  • Prevent, detect and investigate crime;
  • Protect public and private property;
  • Ensure traffic control and road safety.


The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Ukraine is part of the national police force. Operational 24/24, the NCB serves as the central coordination platform for criminal matters involving Ukraine and the INTERPOL law enforcement community.

INTERPOL Kiev is staffed by more than 50 policemen and women.  Its command centre is operational 24/24, working with 27 INTERPOL liaison units located in every region of Ukraine.


  • Coordinate police cooperation between Ukraine law enforcement agencies, the INTERPOL General Secretariat and INTERPOL member countries;
  • Coordinate Ukraine law enforcement action against transnational crime;
  • Monitor of the evolution of transnational crime in Ukraine and by Ukrainian nationals abroad.

INTERPOL Kiev provides support to Ukraine law enforcement agencies in operational and investigative matters, particularly as it relates to:

  • Violent crime;
  • Property crime;
  • Economic crime;
  • Financial crime;
  • Drug trafficking;
  • Terrorism;
  • People smuggling;
  • Cyber-crime.

INTERPOL Kiev also serves as the Europol national contact point and the national football information point, and coordinates international cooperation in these fields.

NCB Structure:

  • Administration and Technology:
    • Legal affairs;
    • Information Systems;
    • Data Processing;
    • Major Events;
    • Europol;
  • International Search and Investigation:
    • Investigation Support;
    • International Searches and Extraditions.

Principal domestic partners:

  • General Prosecutors Office;
  • Security Service;
  • State Border Guard Service;
  • State Fiscal Service;
  • State Migration Service;
  • State Service for Financial Monitoring.

Boosting border security

To strengthen national security and prevent criminal activity in Ukraine, INTERPOL Kiev and the State Border Guard Service arranged for frontline border officers nationwide to have access to INTERPOL’s databases. Now, all state border guard officers have hands-on access to INTERPOL databases, meaning that they can quickly determine if a person is a potential threat to national security.

INTERPOL training centre

In collaboration with the General Secretariat, in 2008 INTERPOL Kiev set up a training centre for INTERPOL's secure police communications system at the Kiev National University of Internal Affairs. This training centre provides a venue for Ukrainian police to continually improve their international policing skills and keep abreast of new tools and services provided by the INTERPOL General Secretariat.

INTERPOL Kiev in action
05 December 2016

IOC and INTERPOL host national integrity in sport training in Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine - Protecting the integrity of sport in Ukraine was the focus of a National Integrity in Sport Workshop held jointly by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and INTERPOL.Some 80 participants from law enforcement, the National Olympic Committee (NOC) and National Sport Federation, public authorities and the betting industry took part in t...
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...
18 July 2014

INTERPOL team to help identify victims of Malaysia Airlines crash

LYON, France – At the request of the Ukrainian authorities INTERPOL is to deploy an Incident Response Team (IRT) to help coordinate the identification of the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH 17 which crashed on Thursday.The INTERPOL team, which includes Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) experts and a representative from the International Commissi...
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...
20 September 2013

INTERPOL Chief warns of ‘invisible’ threats to personal and economic security

YALTA, Ukraine – Cybercrime, counterfeit products and the ever-increasing movement of people and goods in both the real and virtual worlds pose a significant threat to global safety and security, the head of INTERPOL warned today.Speaking at the 10th Yalta Annual Meeting in Ukraine, Secretary General Ronald K. Noble said the trade in fake and illicit good...
22 May 2013

Ukraine’s international security role focus of Prosecutor General’s visit to INTERPOL

LYON, France – International law enforcement cooperation via INTERPOL’s global network was among the key issues in talks between the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Viktor Pshonka, and INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble at the world police body’s General Secretariat headquarters.The visit by Mr Pshonka provided an opportunity for reviewing national...
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...
02 July 2012

INTERPOL chief praises safe conclusion of EURO 2012 in Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine - With the final whistle blown on EURO 2012, INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble praised the international teamwork which resulted in a safe and secure football tournament by co-hosts Ukraine and Poland and the wider policing community.During his mission to Ukraine, the Head of INTERPOL visited the EURO 2012 International Police Coope...
08 November 2011

Organized crime and regional cooperation focus of Ukraine prosecutor visit to INTERPOL

LYON, France –The importance of enhancing international cooperation in the areas of economic and financial crime, money laundering and corruption were among the key issues highlighted during a visit by First Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Renat Kuzmin, to the world police body’s General Secretariat headquarters in Lyon today.During discussions with...
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...
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...
09 September 2010

Travel document and border security focus of Ukrainian minister visit to INTERPOL

LYON, France – The importance of border and travel document security were key issues during discussions between Ukraine’s Minister of the Interior Anatolii Mohylov and INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble during a visit by the minister to the world police body’s General Secretariat headquarters in Lyon today. Ukraine was among the first countries to...
02 July 2010

INTERPOL praises German and Ukrainian police collaboration in recovery of stolen Caravaggio painting

LYON, France – The head of INTERPOL has praised police authorities in Germany and Ukraine for their ‘exemplary international collaboration’ in a recent operation in which a stolen Caravaggio painting was recovered and an alleged international art theft gang broken up with more than 20 suspects arrested. Led by Germany’s Federal Police, the Bundeskriminala...
17 December 2008

I-24/7 in Ukraine

Successful conclusion of TACIS-Ukraine project A joint project between INTERPOL and the European Union has provided police across Ukraine with updated tools and knowledge to tackle both domestic and international crime more effectively. A new training centre and a high-tech National Central Bureau (NCB) are powerful testimony to the success of the TACIS-U...
10 November 2008

Arrest of Kazakh murder fugitive in Austria highlights role of international police co-operation

LYON, France – A fugitive Kazakh national wanted in his country for murder and subject of an INTERPOL Red Notice, or international wanted persons’ notice, has been arrested in Austria following an international operation across seven countries co-ordinated via INTERPOL.Asanali Zhekebayev, aged 33, who is wanted in Kazakhstan following his conviction there...
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