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.
I love training weeks at the RTC. I love how the otherwise dull, grey rooms come to life with people of diverse races and cultures. Before you speak to the next person beside you in the cafeteria, …
Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering - May 2019
In the later part of May, the RTC hosted participants from Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria and Togo, as well as instructors from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), for an Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering training. It was great to welcome back an alumnus from Cote D’Ivoire who had previously attended an RTC training. He was happy to … read more
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, …
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 …