The Organization's official name is "ICPO–INTERPOL". The official abbreviation "ICPO" stands for 'International Criminal Police Organization'. In French this is "O.I.P.C.", which stands for "Organisation internationale de police criminelle". The word "INTERPOL" is a contraction of "international police", and was chosen in 1946 as the telegraphic address. Until 1956, the Organization was known as the International Criminal Police Commission
INTERPOL is the worlds largest international police organization, with 190 member countries, facilitating international police cooperation The main role of this organization is to enable police around the world to work together to make the world a safer place.
Legal materials The INTERPOL Constitution is an international agreement that confirms as members the governments of all those countries that participated in its adoption in 1956 and provides the application procedure for countries that were not members in 1956 to join INTERPOL.
International parts INTERPOL cooperates closely with a number of partners in the public sector, and maintains representative offices at the United Nations and the European Union Other public-sector partners include the World Customs Organization, CEMAC (Economic Community of Central African States) and numerous government agencies. We also work with select partners from the private sector encompassing both for-profit entities and non-profit bodies, such as non-governmental organizations and foundations.
Countries that joined Interpol, was created in a short period of time in the structure of the police Agency's National Central Bureau. Such in Ukraine was opened
The mission: "Preventing and fighting crime through enhanced cooperation and innovation on police and security matters"