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Jun 09, 2017

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The American Police Community or Ameripol (Comunidad de Policías de América or Ameripol) is a recently created continental police organization with the mission of fighting drugs". 
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ameripol 

AMERIPOL was established during the III Encuentro de Directores, Comandantes y Jefes de Policías de Latinoamérica y El Caribe (Third Summit of Latin American Directors, Commanders and Chiefs of Police) held in Bogota from November 12 to 15, 2007. 


Its organizational chart is as follows:
- Consejo de Directores, Comandantes, Jefes y Comisionados de los cuerpos de Policía y/o instituciones homólogas de América (Council of Directors)
- Presidencia (Presidency)
- Secretaría Ejecutiva (Executive Secretariat). The Secretaría Ejecutiva (Executive Secretariat) was inaugurated on April 17, 2008 and it's located in Bogotá, Colombia
- Unidades de Coordinación (Coordination Units)
- Unidades Nacionales (National Units)

The member States are: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico,Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay. 

Observer status:
BKA (Bundeskriminalamt) (Germany)
CLACIP (Comunidad Latinoamérica y del Caribe de Inteligencia Policial)
Cuerpo de Policía Nacional(Spain)
DEA (United States)
EUROPOL 
Guardia Civil (Spain)
Guardia di Finaza (Italy)
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Secretariat for Multidimensional Security (OAS)