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Interpol and International Warrant

Committed to Protecting the Rights of High-End Clients Accused of International Crimes

Criminal law in the United States can be very complicated. Whether a person is accused of a sex crime, violent or white collar crime, the penalties can be severe. But what happens when a person is accused of committing a crime and is facing charges in another country? Not all countries abide by the same laws. Some have justice systems that call for far more severe punishments. However, there is an international criminal justice organization dedicated to enhancing cooperation between police organizations throughout the world. INTERPOL, also known as the International Police Organization and based in Lyon, France, complies with law enforcement agencies in 188 different countries. One warrant issued by INTERPOL can restrict a person’s ability and can result in their arrest. If you have been accused of international crime, it is vital to have a team of INTERPOL and international warrant attorneys on your side to protect your rights and interests.

Aggressive & Effective INTERPOL Criminal Defense

Over the years, international criminal defense attorneys at Okabe & Haushalter have successfully represented countless clients accused of crimes in other countries. INTERPOL has only one goal and that is to bring people to justice. However, many people are accused of crimes they did not commit. We are committed to ensure clients are treated fairly and maintain their freedom.

Types of INTERPOL Warrant Notices

INTERPOL issues seven different types of notices that can result in a person’s arrest. Each has its own specific sets of conditions written in its official languages of French, English, Spanish, and Arabic. Here is a brief summary of each INTERPOL and an international warrant.

  • Red Notice: This is issued to a suspect accused of a serious crime in another country. In many cases, a red notice can result in the extradition of the suspect to the country where the charges originated. It is important to understand INTERPOL does not have the authority to issue an arrest warrant. That power is only granted to one of the 188 sovereign nations that are members.
  • Blue Notice: In some cases, a country may request specific information about the location of the suspect and to verify their identity. A blue notice will also request information on the suspect’s past criminal history.
  • Green Notice: INTERPOL will issue green notices as a warning to provide information about suspects who are accused of international crime and may be likely to be a repeat offender in another country.
  • Yellow Notice: When the government of another country is searching for a missing suspect or children, INTERPOL will issue a yellow notice. It can also be used to identify a suspect who may not have the ability to identify themselves due to amnesia.
  • Black Notice: In some cases, a suspect may be deceased. A black notice is issued to request information about an unidentified body.
  • Orange Notice: INTERPOL will issue these notices to international law enforcement to warn about a possible threat involving parcel bombs, disguised weapons or other dangerous and hazardous materials.
  • INTERPOL-United Nations Security Council Special Notice: These notices are placed against any individual or groups that are the targets of UN sanctions, such as the Taliban, Al Qaeda and ISIS.

Contact An INTERPOL and International Warrant Attorney Today

All suspects accused of a crime in the United States are innocent until proven guilty. However, many people currently residing in the United State are charged with crimes from other countries. It is vital to seek representation from a team of international criminal defense attorneys with a track record of protecting the rights of each client and always looking after their best interests. The legal team at Okabe & Haushalter is prepared to provide criminal defense for those who are facing INTERPOL and international warrants. We utilize an aggressive and comprehensive approach to ensure our clients are placed in the best position to succeed. To learn more about how we can help, contact our law office today and schedule a consultation to discuss your case.