The International Cooperation Department (ICD) was established on 1 Oct 2009 as the staff authority on all international engagement efforts of the Singapore Police Force ( SPF ). ICD has three divisions: the International Policy Division, International Operations Division and the Protocol and Administrative Services Division.
The mission of the International Cooperation Department is to prevent, deter and detect Crime through enhanced international police cooperation.
ICD strives to be a world-class agency spearheading SPF's international engagement efforts to inspire the world.
International Policy Division (IPD)
The IPD is the staff authority on international policy matters; tasked with the responsibility to co-ordinate all foreign relations related issues in SPF and collate information pertaining to all foreign bilateral affairs and engagements.
International Operations Division (IOD)
The IOD assumes the role of the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) in Singapore . NCB Singapore is the designated contact point with the INTERPOL General Secretariat, regional offices and all the other 187 member countries on transnational police cooperation, including investigations and operations. It also serves as a gateway for exchange of information, as well as facilitation of cooperation, between SPF and local enforcement agencies with our foreign counterparts.
As the staff authority on international operations, the IOD provides guidance to SPF units on matters relating to cooperation with fellow foreign counterparts on operations and investigation, and ensures alignment of SPF's international operations with that of our international policies.
Protocol & Administrative Services Division (PASD)
PASD is the staff authority on all Protocol matters pertaining to major SPF ceremonies, events and visits to ensure that the due order of precedence and procedures are observed in accordance to established international diplomatic formalities and protocol. The Division also ensures that the due hospitality provisions are accorded to all visiting dignitaries. Through relationship-building, the Division provides steadfast support in SPF's efforts to strengthen relationships with our foreign and local partners, both Police and non-Police, through the various platforms of diplomatic engagements.