Aims and Objectives of the International Police Association (IPA)

The International Police Association is a voluntary and independent world wide body, made up of members of the police service belonging to National Sections, whether on active duty or retired, and without distinction as to rank, sex, race, colour, language or religion. Its purpose is to create bonds of friendship and to promote international co-operation.

It is committed to the principles set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as adopted by the United Nations in 1948 and recognises that any form of torture is absolutely inconsistent with these principles.

Its aims include the development of professional, cultural and social development amongst its members, the peaceful co-existence between peoples and to the preservation of world peace.

Ireland was affiliated to this Association in 1955 when it attained the status of a Section with the growing family of the International Police Association.

Section Ireland supports the objectives of the Association through sponsored activity and events organised and managed by the membership on a voluntary basis.

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* We regret that members may experience difficulty in registering on the "members only" area of the website at present.
  This is due to a technical update and will be rectified as soon as possible.


* Open Competition for IPA members - Attendance at the 2017 International Young Police Officers Seminar event in the USA, 
   funded by IPA USA and by IPA Ireland. See News Page and apply without delay.


* Finals of IPA National 5-a-Side Soccer Competition to be held in Longford in October. Local Qulaifiers now being held.

Special Discount Deal with Select Hotels of Ireland for IPA Members.



SCHLOSS GIMBORN SEMINARS 2016 - See 2016 Brochure
Visit the Seminars Page on website for IPA Ireland Special Sponsorship details.

Speakers Required for Seminars at IBZ Gimborn 2016.