• INTERPOL Vienna
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    13 juin 1956
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Copyright Republic of Austria, Federal Ministry of Interior

Law enforcement services in Austria are provided by the Directorate General for Public Security, a department of the Federal Ministry of the Interior.

Nine regional police directorates report directly to the Federal Interior Ministry, providing police services through local, city or district commands. With a strength of nearly 28,000 men and women serving in the country’s nine states, the force is in charge of 774 police stations and 94 specialized stations (for example, dog handlers, traffic police, and so on).

Nine regional police directorates:

  • Burgenland;
  • Carinthia;
  • Lower Austria;
  • Salzburg;
  • Styria;
  • Tyrol;
  • Upper Austria;
  • Vienna;
  • Vorarlberg.

Directorate-General for Public Security:

  • Austrian Criminal Intelligence Service (Bundeskriminalamt);
  • Federal Bureau for State Protection and Counter Terrorism;
  • Operations and Crisis Coordination Centre;
  • Special Operations Unit Cobra;
  • Special Operations Unit Surveillance;
  • Police Air Support;
  • Operational Affairs;
  • Immigration Police and Border Control;
  • Federal Police (Bundespolizei).


The National Central Bureau (NCB) for Austria is part of the Austrian Criminal Intelligence Service (CIS) at the Federal Ministry of the Interior. INTERPOL Vienna police officers work at the following NCB crime desks:

  • Crime Strategy;
  • International Police Cooperation (National Units INTERPOL, Europol, Sirene);
  • Investigations, Organised Crime and General Crime;
  • Crime Analysis;
  • CID Support Services;
  • Forensics;
  • Economic Crime.
INTERPOL Vienna in action
16 mai 2017

Les menaces que constituent le terrorisme et la cybercriminalité pour la sécurité européenne au centre d’une réunion d’INTERPOL

SANKT JOHANN IM PONGAU (Autriche) – La riposte face au risque croissant que représente le retour des combattants terroristes étrangers en provenance des zones de conflit sera au centre des débats de la Conférence régionale européenne d’INTERPOL.Les experts du Complexe mondial INTERPOL pour l’innovation feront aussi le point sur les mesures prises pour coo...
09 juin 2016

La vente en ligne de faux médicaments et de produits de contrefaçon ciblée par une opération d’INTERPOL

LYON (France) – Faux médicaments anticancéreux, tests de dépistage du VIH ou du diabète non conformes aux normes, matériel dentaire de contrefaçon et matériel chirurgical illicite : voilà un aperçu des médicaments et produits potentiellement mortels saisis lors de l’opération Pangea IX d’INTERPOL.Cette opération, qui ciblait la vente en ligne illicite de...
24 mai 2016

INTERPOL Chief discusses global security issues with Austrian Interior Minister

VIENNA, Austria – Enhanced use of INTERPOL’s global policing capabilities to address terrorism and the organized crime networks behind migrant smuggling was the focus of a meeting between Secretary General Jürgen Stock and Austrian Minister of the Interior Wolfgang Sobotka.Border security was also high on the agenda, in relation to the implementation of r...
09 février 2016

Fugitive arrested two days after Austria connects to INTERPOL global database network

An automated check against INTERPOL databases just two days after the Austrian police linked its national network to INTERPOL’s global information system has led to the identification and arrest of a Red Notice subject wanted by Croatian police authorities for fraud.Demonstrating the added value that INTERPOL can bring when its global policing capabilitie...

Red Notices 7

Age today: 57 years old
Nationality: Austria


Age today: 42 years old
Nationality: China


All wanted persons

Yellow Notices 12

Age today: 10 years old
Nationality: Austria


Age today: 8 years old
Nationality: Austria


All Missing persons

  • 42nd INTERPOL General Assembly - 2-9 October 1973 - Vienna
  • 25th INTERPOL General Assembly - 7-15 June 1956 - Vienna