Several words about IPA

IPA is an international police association. The organization includes both police officers and police civilian employees. More than 400,000 people in 65 countries are members of the IPA.
The association was founded on January 1st 1950 in the United Kingdom. The IPA is independent from any political and trade union bodies, and not included in any other groups or associations. The organization is open to the police entity of any other country, which doesn’t prevent its employees from contacting and cooperating with the police forces of other countries and sharing their occupational experience.