What is a 'red notice'?
A red notice is an international alert to give notification about crimes, criminals and threats from police. At the request of the NCB (National Central Bureau), an electronic alert is issued by INTERPOL which constitutes a Red Notice. It can be reached by police as well as immigration authorities throughout the globe. The information regarding Red Notice is stored on INTERPOL’s databases.
Red Notice brings about a request worldwide published by INTERPOL to assist in finding the location of a person (wanted) pending surrender, extradition, arrest or similar lawful action. A Red Notice aids in providing information to law enforcement officers in a country to notify about the arrest of a certain person sought by another country.
It incorporates comprehensive data related to the wanted person. It includes photograph, name, nationality and date of birth. Description of the respective charge and alleged actions seem to have committed by the person who is wanted is also included in the issued Notice.