The International Criminal Police Organization (ICPO-INTERPOL; French: Organisation internationale de police criminelle), more commonly known as Interpol, is the international organization that facilitates international police cooperation.
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Interpol President Resigns; Detained In China Over Bribery Charges

Interpol President Meng Hongwei has resigned, after being detained by Chinese authorities who accuse him of corruption. The shocking turnabout comes days after Meng's wife said the career police officer had disappeared; one week ago, he left France to ...


Wall Street Journal

Interpol in Spotlight After Chinese Arrest

Interpol, the 192-country umbrella organization of the world's police forces, helps members pursue wanted persons globally. For decades, it has succeeded in helping governments detain thousands of suspects. But human rights advocates say authoritarian ...

- Wall Street Journal


How the weird case of the missing Interpol chief got even weirder

The strange story of the vanishing Interpol chief just got even stranger. Days after Meng Hongwei, the president of Interpol, was reported missing in China, the Chinese government said on Monday that Meng was “under supervision” and being investigated ...

- Vox

New York Times

Interpol Chief Was China's Pride. His Fall Exposes the Country's Dark Side.

BEIJING — A year ago, the chief of Interpol, Meng Hongwei of China, watched as his country's president, Xi Jinping, proudly told the organization that China would play a growing role in global law enforcement. China was among the safest countries in ...

- New York Times


Missing Interpol president Meng Hongwei sent 'knife' photo to wife before ...

The former president of Interpol sent his wife a message with a picture of a knife on it shortly before his unexplained disappearance in China. Grace Meng told reporters Sunday that she believes the WhatsApp message from her husband Meng Hongwei, ...


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CNN International

Interpol ask China for information on agency's missing president

In statement posted to Twitter, Interpol Secretary General Jurgen Stock said, "Interpol has requested through official law enforcement channels clarification from China's authorities on the status of Interpol President Meng Hongwei." "Interpol's ...

- CNN International

Interpol asks China for information as concern grows over its missing president

PARIS — The international police agency Interpol says it has asked Chinese authorities for information about its president, Meng Hongwei, who seemingly vanished on a trip to China. The Lyon-based agency said in a brief statement Saturday that "it ...


CBS News

Interpol asks China for information on its missing president

PARIS -- Interpol has made a formal request to China for information about its missing Chinese president who seemingly vanished on a trip home. The agency said in a statement it "looks forward to an official response from China's authorities to address ...

- CBS News

CNN International

French police probe Interpol president Meng Hongwei's disappearance

Meng's wife went to police in Lyon, where Interpol is based, Thursday night to report his disappearance, according to a statement released by the French Interior Ministry on Friday. The spouse told police that she had last heard from him 10 days ago ...

- CNN International


Interpol's President Is Reported Missing In China, Prompting Inquiry

Interpol President Meng Hongwei has been reported missing after leaving France for a trip to his native China, triggering a police investigation and search for the official, who hasn't been seen since Sept. 29. Meng's whereabouts are unknown. But the ...


Washington Post

The Chinese head of Interpol has disappeared — in China

PARIS — French authorities launched an investigation into the disappearance of Interpol president Meng Hongwei, whose wife reported to French police that he went missing after returning to his native China last week, reported local media Friday. Meng ...

- Washington Post

New York Times

Head of Interpol Disappears, and Eyes Turn Toward China

BEIJING — When a high-ranking official in China's public security system was elected president of Interpol in 2016, leaders in Beijing rejoiced. The promotion lent respectability to China's notoriously opaque and arbitrary criminal justice system. But ...

- New York Times