Innovative Law Enforcement Training at the RTC

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.  

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Alumni in Focus

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

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Meet your FBI Attache – June 7, 2022

June 07 2022 12:30

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, …

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ILEA Day – April 25, 2022

April 25 2022 12:30

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 …

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International Women’s Day Alumni Event – March 8,2022

March 08 2022 12:30

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 …

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