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.
As we celebrate Women’s History month, we congratulate all RTC women in law enforcement and all female officers out there. We strongly applaud your dedication, courage and commitment to making a …
Financial Crimes Investigation
During the Financial Crime Investigations course in September, we spotted a standout participant who was very interactive and collaborative with his colleagues. We had the opportunity to sit with him in an interview during which he spoke to his RTC experience. Let’s hear what he had to say!
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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 …