The West Africa Regional Training Center (RTC) provides innovative law enforcement instruction to combat transnational organized crime in West Africa. Located in Accra, Ghana, the RTC is an initiative of U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs’ (INL) International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) Program.
Training at the RTC advances the strategic efforts of INL to address complex transnational criminal threats including transnational organized crime, corruption, illicit trafficking, money laundering, terrorist financing, cyber and intellectual property crime, border insecurity, environmental crime, and illegal drugs.
Featured in our newsletter this month is an alumnus who attended the Basic Investigations of Computer and Electronic Crimes Program (BICEP) in October 2021. BICEP was our first in-person training at the RTC since the outbreak of Covid-19. He shared his impressions about the course and the measures put in place by the RTC to ensure the center was … read more
The RTC hosted a virtual networking event for alumni who previously attended at least one (1) Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)-led training. Regional FBI Attaches Marcelle Bebbe-Ramish, …
The RTC hosted a virtual event to recognize the US Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement’s (INL) ILEA Day, which highlights the contributions of the International …
The RTC successfully hosted a workshop for Women in Law Enforcement on March 8, 2022, as part of the 2022 celebration of International Women’s Day. The workshop provided a unique opportunity for all …