The Function of Interpol – Part 2

The Function of Interpol – Part 2

We continue our blog on the importance of Interpol by looking at how it communicates with other member law enforcement agencies. Interpol has a secure communications network that can pass information around the world to another member agencies and allows them to communicate together. This means that the vast collection of information at Interpol can be tapped into at airports, ports and border crossings. It also allows member states to access...

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The Function of Interpol – Part 1

The Function of Interpol – Part 1

It was obvious that the opening up of borders within Europe would significantly place an opportunity for criminal gangs to take their operations out of their homelands and to expand into other European countries. The free trade agreement within the EEC did alleviate some of the tax benefits of transporting goods from one country to another, but that was not the only problem. As criminals started to operate in alien countries, the local police...

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