• INTERPOL Athens
  • Member since :
    13 juin 1956
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The Greek Police – known officially as the Hellenic Police – is part of the Ministry of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction.


  • Ensure law and order;
  • Contribute towards social development through effective policing and traffic control;
  • Prevent, detect and investigate crime.

The Greek Police assumed its current structure in 1984 and is made up of central and regional departments, with an Athens-based headquarters which overseas all national law enforcement activities.   One of its main objectives is to continuously address evolving crime trends, demands and challenges though permanent training programmes, contemporary prevention policies and the use of modern science and technology. 


Based at the Greek Police Headquarters, the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Greece is part of the International Police Cooperation Directorate.  INTERPOL Athens is the exclusive platform for Greek police investigations requiring outreach with the international law
enforcement community.

INTERPOL Athens is made up of the following sections:

  • Vehicle and maritime crime;
  • Stolen and lost documents;
  • Tax crime;
  • Drugs;
  • Cultural heritage;
  • Arms, explosives and counter-terrorism;
  • Missing persons;
  • Smuggling and trafficking;
  • Criminal identification;
  • Document (nationalization) verification;
  • Extradition;
  • Police and judicial cooperation;
  • Fugitives, INTERPOL notices and diffusions.

INTERPOL Athens is staffed by both police officers and civilians, with a total staff of 20.  

INTERPOL Athens in action
08 juin 2017

Transnational terrorism focus of INTERPOL meeting

ATHENS, Greece – An international counter-terrorism meeting has been held in Athens under the auspices of INTERPOL’s Project Nexus to review regional and global trends on the activities and movement of returning Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTFs).The three-day (6 – 8 June) INTERPOL Project Nexus Working Group Meeting on Foreign Terrorist Fighters gath...
02 mars 2017

Des arrestations et des saisies effectuées dans le monde entier lors d’une opération de répression du trafic d’espèces sauvages

LYON (France) – Une opération d’envergure mondiale visant le commerce illégal d’espèces sauvages et de bois a permis l’identification de près de 900 suspects ainsi que 1 300 saisies de produits illicites d’une valeur totale estimée à 5,1 millions d’USD.Ces résultats, annoncés avant la Journée mondiale de la vie sauvage célébrée le 3 mars, témoignent de l’...
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...

Red Notices 1

Age today: 49 years old
Nationality: Greece


All wanted persons

Yellow Notices 11

Age today: 54 years old
Nationality: Greece


Age today: 11 years old
Nationality: Greece


All Missing persons

  • 69th INTERPOL General Assembly - 30 October-4 November 2000 - Rhodes