Support from around the world

Getting involved

We are delighted to see continuing support from police forces and other partners across the globe.

Taking #TurnBackCrime to the Central African Republic

During an official visit to the Central African Republic, INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble presented the Turn Back Crime...

social networks


Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani looks back on historical drug cartels and more, in this exclusive clip: #TurnBackCrime 19 hours 59 min ago Today, there's a whole new set of crime-fighters. #TurnBackCrime 2 days 20 hours ago

Buying fake or pirated goods can fuel the underground activities of criminal networks. You might think you’re getting a good deal on your new handbag or DVD...

Reduce the impact on the environment

Stay safe

Imagine you’re on vacation (so far so good) and looking to buy a souvenir to take back home. You want something beautiful, exotic – perhaps a piece of coral, an ivory figure, a wood carving, or some traditional food or medicine. But do you really know what’s behind these products?

If you look a bit deeper, you might find that some of the most innocent-looking products, if not illegal...

Stay safe on the Internet

What are the risks? What can you do?


For most of us, it’s impossible to imagine living without the Internet, but are you aware of the risks to your safety?

Children and young people are particularly vulnerable, but adults can also be duped into building up relationships with people who are not who they say they are.

Trafficking in illicit goods and counterfeiting

Success stories

July 2014: Dangerous fake goods seized across Eastern and Southern Africa

In Operation Wipeout, authorities in seven countries targeted products that present a particular danger to public health and safety. Recovered items included unapproved baby formula; cosmetics containing banned ingredients; branded gas cylinders that were illegally refilled (and could therefore result in...


How do crimes affect you?

What do we mean by organized ‘crime’?

We’re not talking about minor offences. We’re talking about transnational, large-scale crimes, run by extensive and complex criminal enterprises.

Crimes that cross national borders, time zones, languages and jurisdictions.