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.  

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Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering - May 2019

Alumni in Focus

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

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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, …

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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 …

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