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Fact Sheet for International Criminal Police Organization

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Observations: The International Criminal Police Organization – Interpol (ICPO-Interpol), was created in 1923 to assist international criminal police co-operation. Interpol, once merely the organization's telegraphic address, was officially incorporated into the organization's new name adopted in 1956, prior to which it was known as the International Criminal Police Commission. Its work centers primarily on public safety and terrorism, organized crime, illicit drug production and drug trafficking, weapons smuggling, trafficking in human beings, money laundering, child pornography, financial and high-tech crime, and corruption.
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CRIME-LD-INTERPOLContributed by NAMPA / SAPA.INTERPOL ROBBED, LAPTOPS STOLENPolice confirmed that the Interpol offices in Pretoria were broken into and laptops and other electronic items were stolen."We have registered a case of robbery. Several items ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 44 mins ago]
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SA extradites German national to face drug charges

The man that South Africa has extradited to Germany to face 37 counts of sexual abuse of children is also wanted for alleged illegal drug trafficking.Gauteng Police Spokesperson, Lungelo Dlamini, says German national, George Kerkhof, was handed over to ... [Published SABC - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 10 mins ago - 1 reports

Krejcir case: Judge's safety compromised

JOHANNESBURG – As reports emerge of a brazen robbery at the Interpol headquarters in Pretoria , it's understood security for the judge in Radovan Krejcir ’s trial has been stepped up after a knife was found in a consultation room and his windscreen was ... [Published Eye Witness News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Iraqi government extradites its first fugitive to U.S. in military bribery case

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Vast Majority of Federal Child Pornography Criminals Pay ZERO Restitution to Victims

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Canadian arrested on Interpol homicide warrant offered “thousands of dollars” to police

EDITOR’S NOTE: We now believe that we misidentified the suspect in the report below.  We will update this story shortly.Update 1: We now have credible information that would suggest the man arrested is in fact Cory Valle, a man wanted in Canada on charges ... [Published Inside Costa Rica - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

The Paul McLoone Show Playlist For Monday July 28th

Featuring The xx, Gram Parsons, Interpol and new Irish music from Cronin. ... [Published Today FM - 18 hours ago]
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On Global Tiger Day, INTERPOL renews pledge to defend the species

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First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Interpol Red Notices and Diffusions: Powerful — And Dangerous — Tools of Global Law Enforcement

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First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ukraine claims more territory as fight intensifies with rebels

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First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Navy arrest ship over vessel hijacking

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First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Canadian wanted by Interpol for homicide arrested in Tamarindo

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Interpol head: the criminals are winning [Published CNN.com - Video - Jun 18 2014]
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Interpol team heading to Kiev to help identify ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 19 2014]
Investigators from the international policing organisation Interpol and its European counterpart Europol will go to Ukraine to help in the process of identifying victims of the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, Europol said today.The European Union's ...
Stolen passports used for Malaysia flight, Inte... [Published Harakahdaily - Mar 09 2014]
Interpol says that "at least two passports" used to board flight MH370 were listed in its Stolen and Lost Travel Documents database. And matching up with what's been reported earlier, the agency identified them...   Read more... ...
Missing plane unlikely to be terrorist incident... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Mar 11 2014]
The head of international police agency Interpol today said he did not believe the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines plane on Saturday was a terrorist incident."The more information we get, the more we are inclined to conclude it is not a terrorist ...
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