Jordan joined the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) in 1956 in which it was one of the first countries to combine this organization.
In this regard, a national central bureau was created after innovating a Criminal Investigation Department tracking division.
Jordan joined the Arab Interior Ministers Council in 1982. In this respect, the Interpol Criminal Investigative Division was assigned the tasks of Amman Liaison Division of the Arab Interior Ministers Council, so the name of this division became (Arab and International Police Department).
In 1997, as the Arab and International Police Department's tasks expanded, an independent department called the Arab and International Police Department was created.
The duties of the Arab and International Police Department is to receive correspondence received from the General Secretariat of the Council of Arab Interior Ministers, specialized offices, communication divisions and local authorities, as well as the General Secretariat of Interpol / central national offices of its member states, and to circulate about wanted persons to Arab countries through search broadcasts or telegrams received from the communication division , and dealing with persons wanted by local authorities through the Arab Office of the Criminal Police and the liaison divisions in other countries and pursuing them through the General Secretariat of Interpol and the central national offices of member states, and following up the cases of Jordanians who have been arrested through the liaison division In other countries, in addition to following up the cases of people who are arrested in Arab countries, receiving complaints, inquiries and requests received through diplomatic channels, preparing, preparing and coordinating to participate in conferences, meetings and seminars that are held within the scope of the General Secretariat of the Council of Arab Interior Ministers, Naif Arab University for Security Sciences and Interpol Documenting the posts, following up the questionnaires and statistical bulletins, referring them to the concerned authorities and returning them to the requesting authorities after filling them with the required information.