Interpol secretary general Jurgen Stock says the global police agency is investigating how the organisation could police crime in the metaverse.
The metaverse is the widely-discussed, but not yet realised, concept that in the future people will be represented by 3D avatars in their online lives.
Interpol has built its own virtual reality (VR) space, where users can do training and attend virtual meetings.
Mr Stock said it is important for the agency to not get left behind.
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