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Partner Agencies

INTERPOL Washington manages a variety of programs to fulfill its mission. Some of these programs are carried out through partnerships between INTERPOL Washington and various U.S. law enforcement agencies, while others are administered by INTERPOL and managed in the U.S. by INTERPOL Washington.

With partnership a core value of INTERPOL, INTERPOL Washington is able to grow its global police network by maintaining partnerships with federal and local law enforcement agencies and international organizations. Representatives from these organizations are detailed at INTERPOL Washington for a temporary period of time, during which they apply investigative techniques from their home agencies to INTERPOL Washington cases. Conversely, they are able to leverage INTERPOL’s tools at their home agencies upon conclusion of their details.

  • DC National Guard (DCNG) - The Joint Force Headquarters-District of Columbia (JFHQ-DC) maintains and provides trained and ready DC National Guard (DCNG) units, personnel and equipment to achieve the federal war-fighting mission, to support the District of Columbia Emergency Response Plan and to add value to the community through local programs.

    Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) - The mission of DEA is to enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States and bring to the criminal and civil justice system of the United States, or any other competent jurisdiction, those organizations and principal members of organizations, involved in the growing, manufacture or distribution of controlled substances appearing in or destined for illicit traffic in the United States; and to recommend and support non-enforcement programs aimed at reducing the availability of illicit controlled substances on the domestic and international markets.

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - As an intelligence-driven and a threat-focused national security and law enforcement organization, the mission of the FBI is to protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, to uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States and to provide leadership and criminal justice services to federal, state, municipal and international agencies and partners.

    Office of Personnel Management (OPM) - OPM works to recruit and retain a world class workforce for the American people. OPM manages Federal job announcement postings and sets policy on government-wide hiring procedures.

    Prince George's County Police Department - The Prince George’s County Police Department serves as the County’s primary law enforcement agency, protecting the lives and property of its citizens, residents and businesses by disrupting disorder and reducing the opportunity for individuals to commit crimes.

    Story County, IA Sheriff's Office - The Story County Sheriff’s Office is a progressive and professional full-service law enforcement agency consisting of 82 full-time employees. The office serves approximately 84,000 citizens in an area of 576 square miles located in central Iowa. Story County is home to Ames, where Iowa State University and the Iowa Department of Transportation are located. Deputies within the office are involved in many programs and areas of specialization, including Central Iowa Drug Task Force; Crime Prevention Program; Drug Recognition Expert Team; Hostage/Crisis Negotiation; Internet Safety Programs; and Traffic Accident Reconstruction.

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services-Fraud Detection and National Security Headquarters (USCIS-FDNS-HQ) - FDNS’s primary mission is to determine whether individuals or organizations filing for immigration benefits pose a threat to national security, public safety or the integrity of the nation’s legal immigration system. FDNS officers are located in every USCIS Center, District, Field and Asylum Office. FDNS officers are also located in other government agencies. Supporting the USCIS mission, FDNS’s objective is to enhance USCIS’s effectiveness and efficiency in detecting and removing known and suspected fraud from the application process, thus promoting the efficient processing of legitimate applications and petitions.

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) - CBP’s priority mission is to keep terrorists and their weapons out of the U.S. It also has responsibility for securing and facilitating trade and travel while enforcing hundreds of U.S. regulations, including immigration and drug laws.

    U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) - The mission of the Department of Commerce is to promote job creation, economic growth and sustainable development. Within the Department of Commerce, the Office of Inspector General seeks to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the department’s operations.

    U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) - The Department of Defense oversees the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force as well as other defense and military intelligence agencies. The mission of the DOD is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of our country and its citizens.

    U.S. Department of State (DOS) - The Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) is the security and law enforcement arm of the U.S. Department of State. Special Agents serve worldwide. Overseas, DSS agents advise ambassadors on all security issues and coordinate all of a mission’s security programs. In the United States, DSS agents investigate passport and visa fraud and protect the Secretary of State and visiting foreign dignitaries.

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) - Overseen by the Department of the Interior, FWS works with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

    U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) - OCI protects the public health and furthers the FDA mission by investigating suspected criminal violations of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) and other related laws.  OCI has the primary responsibility for criminal investigations conducted by the FDA and for all law enforcement and intelligence issues pertaining to threats against FDA-regulated products.  OCI concentrates its resources on investigations of significant criminal violations that pose a danger to the public health.

    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) - ICE is the principal investigative arm of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Created in 2003 through a merger of the investigative and interior enforcement elements of the U.S. Customs Service and the Immigration and Naturalization Service, ICE’s primary mission is to promote homeland security and public safety through the criminal and civil enforcement of federal laws governing border control, customs, trade and immigration.

    U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) - The U.S. Marshals Service is the federal government’s lead agency for conducting investigations involving escaped federal prisoners; probation, parole and bond default violators; and fugitives based on warrants generated during drug investigations. The U.S. Marshals have the authority to make an arrest on all federal warrants.

One of the primary missions of INTERPOL and INTERPOL Washington is to seek the location, and ultimately the arrest, of fugitives wanted in the U.S. and in other countries. In furtherance of this mission, INTERPOL Washington assists federal, state, local, and tribal authorities in the U.S. seeking the location of fugitives who have fled the U.S., and assists foreign police in locating their fugitives believed to be in the U.S. INTERPOL Washington is also responsible for seeking the publication of all INTERPOL Notices, including Red or wanted fugitives Notices, on behalf of U.S. authorities, and alerting U.S. authorities to the existence of INTERPOL Notices published on behalf of other countries.

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Updated October 21, 2022