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.
Strolling into my favorite coffee shop in Accra, I hear someone call out my name- “Ms. Esther?” I turn around and it’s an RTC alumnus. We take a few minutes to chat about the RTC, training, their law …
Investigative Judge - Public Corruption Class, 2018
Last month we received feedback from an RTC alumna who had been nominated to attend the public corruption training in the month of October. She was happy to share with the RTC the steps that the Government of Guinea has taken to build capacity within their Judicial Sector based on recommendations she provided the Government leadership after the … 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 …