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The Philippine Center on Transnational Crime (PCTC), which houses INTERPOL Manila, is the national law enforcement agency which carries investigations beyond the borders of the Philippines.  Its priority crime areas include:

  • Illicit trafficking of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances; 
  • Money laundering; 
  • Terrorism; 
  • Arms smuggling; 
  • Trafficking in persons; 
  • Piracy;
  • Any crime which impacts the stability and security of the Philippines.       

The PCTC coordinates all transnational crime operations carried out by other government agencies of the Philippines. It designs new projects to strengthen the country’s combined response and ensures the efficient exchange of information. The PCTC recommends ways to better prevent transnational crime and to detect and apprehend criminals operating across borders. A central database of national and international legislation underpins these recommendations. Activities are reinforced through training programmes delivered in cooperation with national government agencies, other countries and international organizations.  

The PCTC is assisted by the Philippine’s 22 national law enforcement agencies:

Philippine’s 22 national law enforcement agencies
  • Philippine National Police;
  • National Bureau of Investigation;
  • Department of Justice;
  • Anti-Money Laundering Council;
  • Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Philippine Central Bank);
  • Bureau of Customs;
  • Bureau of Immigration;
  • Bureau of Internal Revenue;
  • Dangerous Drugs Board;
  • Department of Finance;
  • Department of Foreign Affairs;
  • Department of Tourism;
  • Philippine Center on Transnational Crime;
  • Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency;
  • Optical Media Board;
  • Philippine Coast Guard
  • Philippine Overseas Employment Administration;
  • Philippine Ports Authority;
  • Philippine Postal Corporation;
  • Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission;
  • Securities and Exchange Commission;
  • Office for Transportation Security.

INTERPOL Manila

The National Central Bureau (NCB) for the Philippines is an inter-ministerial entity which is not part of the Philippine National Police but instead is directly attached to the Office of the President. As such it benefits from direct access to the services of all law enforcement agencies in the Philippines. 

The NCB is referred to as “NALECC-SCILEC” (National Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee - Sub Committee on International Law Enforcement Cooperation).

INTERPOL Manila is an integral part of the PCTC. Its mission is to serve as the liaison office and main coordinating body for international police cooperation on behalf of all law enforcement agencies in the Philippines. Its main duties include:

  • Monitoring and coordinating law enforcement activities relating to transnational crimes affecting the Philippines;
  • Operating and maintaining an operations centre to serve as the focal point for international cooperation on transnational crime for all law enforcement agencies in the Philippines;
  • Acting as a NALECC Sub Committee in the monitoring of crime and activities which threaten national security and the economy.

INTERPOL Manila works around the clock and uses English as its main working language.

INTERPOL Manila in action
09 junio 2017

Una operación fronteriza de INTERPOL en el Sudeste Asiático da lugar a la captura de sospechosos buscados internacionalmente

SINGAPUR – Prevenir los movimientos de delincuentes y presuntos terroristas por todo el Sudeste Asiático mediante una mayor colaboración entre los servicios de inmigración y de la policía fue el objetivo de una operación fronteriza coordinada por INTERPOL.La operación RED LOTUS II (1 -31 de mayo) se llevó a cabo en los aeropuertos internacionales de Bali,...
30 mayo 2017

New drug trafficking routes and smuggling methods identified in INTERPOL-led operation

SINGAPORE – An INTERPOL-coordinated operation targeting drug trafficking across Asia and the Pacific has identified emerging smuggling routes and concealment methods.Operation Lionfish – ASEAN, which involved more than 2,000 police and customs officials across 14 countries, revealed a network of West African and Asian organized crime groups behind traffic...
10 abril 2017

INTERPOL programme aims to foster maritime security in Southeast Asia

MANILA, Philippines – An INTERPOL training programme has strengthened the skills of more than 300 Philippine law enforcement officers to respond to port and maritime threats.   With terrorism-related kidnappings and the smuggling of dangerous substances among the challenges affecting the Philippine port and maritime sector, officers from 36 particip...
06 marzo 2017

Securing borders across ASEAN focus of INTERPOL training in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar ‒ Strengthening border security across Southeast Asia to address transnational crimes such as human trafficking and people smuggling was the focus of an INTERPOL training course held within the framework of the EU-ASEAN Migration and Border Management Programme.Hosted by the Myanmar Police Force, the six-day (27 February - 4 March) integra...
09 junio 2016

INTERPOL lanza una operación contra la venta en línea de medicamentos y productos falsos

LYON (Francia) - Medicinas falsas para el tratamiento del cáncer, equipos de diagnóstico del VIH y la diabetes de calidad insuficiente, material odontológico falsificado y equipos quirúrgicos ilícitos son solo algunos de los fármacos y artículos potencialmente mortales incautados en el marco de la operación PANGEA IX de INTERPOL.Esta operación, dirigida c...
15 febrero 2016

Enhancing port security in the Philippines focus of INTERPOL training

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A second training programme to provide frontline law enforcement officers in the Philippines with the necessary skills to face the challenges of port security has been delivered by INTERPOL.The five-day (1 to 5 February) course brought together 28 participants from several national and local law enforcement and government agencies...
21 diciembre 2015

Falsified and illicit medicines worth USD 7 million seized across Asia in INTERPOL-led operation

LYON, France – Falsified and illicit medicines worth an estimated USD 7 million were seized across Asia in an INTERPOL-coordinated operation to combat pharmaceutical crime in the region.Involving 13 Asian countries, Operation Storm VI saw the arrest of 87 individuals and the investigation of nearly 500 pharmacies and markets, as well as some 100 illicit o...
17 diciembre 2015

Strengthening border security in ASEAN countries through specialist skills

HANOI, Vietnam - Developing practical knowledge and skills to enhance border security was the focus of the first operational training course provided by INTERPOL under the EU-ASEAN Migration and Border Management Programme II.The six-day course saw 22 participants from nine ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries trained in a range of ski...
10 diciembre 2015

INTERPOL team assists Philippines in securing APEC summit under EU-ASEAN programme

MANILA, Philippines – Under the umbrella of the EU-ASEAN Migration and Border Management programme, INTERPOL deployed a team during the recent Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit 2015 in Manila to help Philippine law enforcement authorities make the event as safe as possible.The main purpose in deploying the Major Events Support Team (IMEST) w...
20 octubre 2015

Border security across Southeast Asia focus of new EU-ASEAN programme led by INTERPOL

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Enhancing border management and security across Southeast Asia is the focus of a new three-year European Union (EU) and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) programme led by INTERPOL.The EU-ASEAN Migration and Border Management Programme II, funded by the EU and implemented by INTERPOL, is aimed at improving connectivity thr...
19 agosto 2015

Transnational fisheries investigations focus of INTERPOL trainings in Southeast Asia

SEMARANG, Indonesia – Assisting member countries build investigative capacity on illegal fishing and the illegal trade in living marine species was the focus of recent INTERPOL training programmes in Indonesia and the Philippines.During both five-day courses, INTERPOL officials provided training on a range of fisheries and maritime issues including legal...
09 abril 2015

Operation targeting chemical smuggling in Asia nets hijacked ship

LYON, France - An operation targeting the smuggling of dangerous chemicals conducted across Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines resulted in the recovery of a hijacked ship and a number of arrests.The Indonesian-flagged vessel, which was used to ship chemicals, was recovered by Philippine authorities on 23 February.The seizure was part of a five-day op...

Red Notices 12

SMITH
ANITA CELESPARA
Age today: 43 years old
Nationality: Philippines

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SMITH
PHILLIP ANTHONY
Age today: 46 years old
Nationality: United kingdom

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All wanted persons

Yellow Notices 3

ALPIN
LOLONG
Age today: 35 years old
Nationality: Philippines

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GANI
SAMI
Age today: 40 years old
Nationality: Philippines

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All Missing persons

Asian Regional Conference 2004
  • 18th Asian Regional Conference - 2004 - Manila
  • 49th INTERPOL General Assembly - 13-21 November 1980 - Manila

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