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.
Financial crime in developing countries, particularly Africa, is on the rise undermining gains in economic growth and negatively affecting development.
The Financial Crimes Investigation Course was …
It is always such a pleasure to reunite with our alumni and see them succeed following their RTC participation! We hosted an alumnus of the RTC and ILEA Gaborone, who was a great addition to the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) instructor team, who facilitated the Wildlife Trafficking Investigators Program in August. We would like to highlight our … read more
For the last quarter of the year, the RTC plans to host three courses designed to provide participants with the requisite skills needed in investigating and prosecuting complex corruption cases, …
Wildlife Trafficking Investigations Course - July 29 - August 9, 2019
The RTC successfully concluded a two-week training delivery on Wildlife Trafficking Investigations. This course brought …