The International Criminal Police Organisation is an intergovernmental organization who works for international police cooperation. Europol is its equivalent within the European Union.
Interpol is the world’s largest international police organization. It assists and supports all organisations or authorities whose mission is to fight international crime. Interpol was set up to make it easier for international police co-operation to work.
It was established in 1923, has 187 countries as members who finance the organisation. The headquarters are located in Lyon, France.
The International Council of Police Representative Associations (ICPRA) was established by the Canadian Police Association in 1996. EuroCOP has been affiliated to ICPRA since November 2007.
ICPRA is an international network of police unions which was established by the Canadian Police Association in 1996. It now has approximately 1.5 million members affiliated through national police associations and federations.