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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 2019 we have close to 360,000 members in over 65 countries on 5 continents, making us the largest police association in the world.

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IPA World Congress

The highlight of the IPA's international calendar is the IPA World Congress. The entire IPA family gathers to review the events of the previous year and determines the future direction for the IPA. 2019 marked the 64th IPA Congress and was hosted by Section Croatia at the Hotel Croatia in Cavtat, near Dubrovnik, from 8-13 October.

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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 November 2019

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

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