The first meeting to discuss international cooperation titled “International Committee of Criminal Police” was held in 1933 in Vienna, Austria. But the work of this committee ceased as World War II broke down. The true birth of Interpol was in 1956 when its present name; International Criminal Police Organization (I.C.P.O Interpol) was accredited. Currently, Interpol member- states are 186 states. It is the greatest police organization on the international level and it is located in Lyon / France.
Why has the Interpol been thought of?
The Interpol was established in enhancement of international police cooperation to combat the organized crime. The technological development has changed the entire world into a smaller village where crime has become transnational. As the criminals / offenders have made full use of technology... and... when dangerous criminality has become transnational, the countries nowadays have become – than ever- in need of international police cooperation.
What is Interpol` s function?
By whom the Interpol is financed?
The member states (186 at present) finance Interpol... as their governments pay annual contributions. These contributions are calculated in accordance with specific criteria guided by those countries payments to (UNO)... and Interpol's annual budget amounts to approx. forty million euros (e 40,000,000).
How is Interpol operated?