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.
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
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 …
Alumni with a background in drug enforcement from Ghana, Nigeria, and Liberia gathered virtually to discuss current trends and best practices in combatting drug-related crime in the region. DEA …
On February 17, the RTC hosted an information session on Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the ILEA Alumni Portal. A total of 96 alumni attended the event representing Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, …