Last modified: 2002-12-14 by rob raeside
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by Zoltan Horvath
Organization Internationale de la Police Criminelle, International Criminal Police Organization, Organizacion Internacional de Policia Criminal
The emblem of INTERPOL shows the Earth (relief picture or flat picture) surrounded by two wreath of olive branches with a pair of justice scales on a upright sword. At the top is written: OIPC ICPO and at the bottom: INTERPOL. All this is in black.
Flag: the emblem appears on a white disc, which is on the plain blue (UNO-ONU) field of the flag. In each corner is a white lightning bolt. The flag has a white border fimbriated blue-white-blue. Proportions: about 4:7.
Published in Bundesblatt für die Republik Österreisch OE 27/11/81
The organization was founded in 1923, and has its headquarters in St-Cloud, outside Paris.
Ivan Sache, 23 November 2002