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.  

ILEA News Feed


The INL Director Visits the RTC

Read more

Crime Scene

Crime Scene Procedures

Read more

Women's History Month

Women's History Month

Read more

Stay Safe on Duty

How to Stay Safe While on Duty

Read more

Mr. John Kellenso

Mr. John Kellenso

Mr. Kellenso (right) in a warm handshake with an instructor

Alumni in Focus

We recently received feedback from one of our delegates from Liberia who attended the Basic Law Enforcement Techniques Training in April of last year. He was delighted to share with the alumni community how the techniques acquired during the training enabled him and his agency, apprehend criminals.  Enjoy the read!


Following the end of the … read more

See More Alumni Posts

Latest Newsletter

Content Unavailable

Recent Events See More Events


Upcoming December Courses

December 10 2018 09:00
RTC Ghana

Two upcoming week-long courses, to be delivered at the RTC in December, will enhance the skills and management processes of law enforcement officers and leaders.

The Interviewing Techniques Course, …

Read More


Sex Crimes Investigations and Crime Scene Investigations Training

November 05 2018 09:00
RTC Ghana

The RTC is excited to host a Sex Crimes Investigations and Crime Scene Investigations course on November 5-9, 2018. The training will be delivered by subject matter experts from the Federal Law …

Read More