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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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Europe And America Come Together To Fight Cybercrime

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INTERPOL Chief discusses regional security needs during Eritrea visit

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First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

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Garda tip-off led Interpol to Spanish hideout of family with sick youngster

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Combating wildlife crime in South Asia focus of Nepal meeting

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First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

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Papers, Please [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 11 2014]
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