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    13 de Junio de 1956
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Law enforcement services in Portugal are provided by five different bodies:

 “Polícia Judiciária” (PJ) - Criminal Investigation Police

Mandate: prevention, detection and investigation of violent, organized and financial crime.

Supervised by the Public Prosecutors Office, a body of autonomous magistrates, the PJ is part of the Ministry of Justice.

National Republican Guard – called “Guarda Nacional Republicana” (GNR) in Portuguese.

Mandate: ensure public order and investigate violent and non-organized crime in rural areas.

The GNR is part of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Public Security Police – called “Polícia Segurança Pública” (PSP) in Portuguese

Mandate: ensure public order and investigate non-organized and violent crime in urban areas.

The PSP is part of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Immigration and Border Agency – called “Serviço Estrangeiros e Fronteiras” (SEF) in Portuguese.

Mandate: responsible for border control and the prevention of illegal immigration. Part of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the SEF is also responsible for issuing entry and residence permits, as well as matters relating to deportation and asylum.

Portuguese Maritime Police – called “Polícia Marítima” (PM) in Portuguese. Part of the Ministry of Defence, the PM is the national naval service which patrols all Portuguese harbours.

INTERPOL Lisbon

The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Portugal is part of the PJ’s International Cooperation Unit. INTERPOL Lisbon liaises with domestic police services and judicial authorities for international requests requiring action. It also serves as a police platform for international investigations involving Portugal.

INTERPOL Lisbon is headed by a senior criminal police investigator who is assisted by three chief inspectors in charge of operational groups:

  • Central Unit;
  • Police Cooperation Unit;
  • Judicial Cooperation Unit.

The NCB is staffed by 15 inspectors who are able to communicate in a wide range of languages. They are experts in many fields of international crime fighting, including:

  • Criminal information analysis;
  • Law and data protection;
  • Firearm identification and tracing;
  • Violent crime;
  • Organized crime;
  • Financial crime.
INTERPOL Lisbon in action
02 marzo 2017

Una operación contra el tráfico de especies silvestres se salda con detenciones y decomisos a escala mundial

LYON (Francia) – Una operación mundial dirigida contra el tráfico ilegal de especies silvestres y de madera ha permitido identificar a cerca de 900 sospechosos y efectuar 1 300 decomisos de productos ilícitos valorados en 5,1 millones de dólares estadounidenses.Los resultados, anunciados justo antes del Día Mundial de la Vida Silvestre (el 3 de marzo), po...
17 febrero 2017

INTERPOL launches training programme on digital forensics in maritime investigations

ILHAVO, Portugal – INTERPOL has launched a training programme on the use of digital forensics on shipborne equipment to support maritime investigations with a workshop held in Portugal.The three-day (6-8 February) workshop saw officers from INTERPOL and the Portuguese Maritime Police test the training course, which will aid future participants to identify...
28 julio 2016

Más de 2 700 víctimas de la trata de personas fueron rescatadas durante una operación coordinada por INTERPOL

Una operación centrada en la trata de personas en América del Sur y Central permitió rescatar a más de 2 700 víctimas, realizar 134 detenciones y desmantelar al menos 7 redes de delincuencia organizada.La operación, bautizada con el nombre de INTERCOPS - SPARTACUS III y coordinada por la Oficina Regional de INTERPOL para América del Sur, se llevó a c...
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...

Yellow Notices 8

ALVES
ERIKSON EMILIO GOMES
Age today: 33 years old
Nationality: Portugal

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DOS SANTOS FERNANDES CARPINTEIRO
EVARISTO
Age today: 57 years old
Nationality: Portugal

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  • 26th INTERPOL General Assembly - 17-22 June 1957 - Lisbon
  • 20th INTERPOL General Assembly - 11-15 June 1951 - Lisbon