The International Police Association is ……………

The International Police Association (IPA) is the largest Police Organization in the world. Its Esperanto motto “Servo Per Amikeko” (Service through Friendship) has reached a membership well over 500,000 National Sections existing in 69 countries throughout the world.

The aim of IPA is to create a channel for friendship and international co-operation amongst Police officers. To develop social, cultural and professional links amongst its members in an environment free from discrimination of rank, race, sex, colour, language or religion. The membership is open to both serving and retired.

Further, the IPA holds accredited Consultative Status (Special) with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, Consultative Status with the Council of Europe, and the Organization of American States and maintains Operational Relation with the UNESCO and EUROPOL.