The AFRIPOL Secretariat is located in Algiers, Algeria. The Executive Director of AFRIPOL is the Chief Executive Officer of the AFRIPOL Secretariat.
- The AFRIPOL Secretariat is responsible for convene and servicing the meetings of General Assembly, the Steering Committee, or other meetings of AFRIPOL. It also the body that maintain contact with national and international law enforcement authorities.
- The AFRIPOL Secretariat is responsible to implement the decisions of the AFRIPOL General Assembly and the Steering Committee.
- The current Executive Director of AFRIPOL is Dr. Tarek A. Sharif. He was appointed by the First General Assembly in May 2017, as Executive Director.