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.
Globally, the month of March marks Women’s History Month, with March 8 observed as International Women’s Day (IWD). The world takes this time to celebrate the contributions of women to global …
Sierra Leone Police
This month, we interviewed one of our alumnae from Sierra Leone Police. She attended the 2018 Leadership for Law Enforcement Supervisors Course and she was happy to share some highlights from her professional career so far. Happy reading!
Briefly introduce yourself and your law enforcement career.
My name is Miss Monica and I am currently the … read more
Between January and March 2020, the RTC graduated a total of 265 law enforcement personnel and criminal justice professionals from across the West African region. To our recent alumni - we say …
The RTC hosted U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Assistant Secretary of State (AS) Kirsten Madison on January 23, 2020. AS Madison was in …
On Saturday, February 29, 2020, U.S. Embassy Accra hosted a black history month gala at the West Africa Regional Training Center (RTC). High-level guests included Ambassador Stephanie Sullivan, …