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Service through friendship

"Servo per Amikeco"

The International Police Association is a friendship organisation for members of the police force, whether serving or retired, founded in 1950 by police sergeant Arthur Troop. As of 2022 we have more than 369,000 members in 68 countries on 6 continents, making us the largest police association in the world.

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IPA World Congress


The 66th World Congress will be in Athens, Greece between 24 and 29th October. 

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What we offer

We offer a multitude of opportunities and benefits for both serving and retired police officers, such as scholarships, sports, travel options, training courses, and more.

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IPA Newsletter May 2023

The latest edition of the IPA Newsletter is now available to read!

IPA Newsletter May

IPA Photo Competition 2022

This year's competition saw the participation of 152 photographers from 29 sections. 1,034 photos were submitted for the two competition categories and showed us another side of the police and their characteristics.

 The Association of Professional Photographers of Cyprus were invited, once again to judge the competition. It was their responsibility to choose the winners amongst some very worthy entries. Awards were offered to three photos from each category. Police Category prizes, honorary awards-Police, Open Category prizes and honorary awards open. Our over all winner was Ian Glendinning from IPA UK.  Congratulations and a big thank you to the winners, as well as all the participants.

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