On 23rd November 2018, newly elected President of INTERPOL, Kim Jong-yang, promised to use his new position to balance power between national police forces in order to increase cooperation between the members of INTERPOL when investigating global security threats. He said:
“among the 194-member states, some have excellent police power, while others have weak police power. Each country should have similar police power in order to cooperate and coordinate with one another for a safer world.”
He went on to explain that a key task for INTERPOL, in the coming years, will be to:
“develop advanced systems to prevent crimes and track down criminals and share them with all member states.”
He urged all INTERPOL members to work together and design practical ways to cooperate with one another in order to combat threats to international security.