ICITAP works with foreign governments to develop professional and transparent law enforcement institutions that protect human rights, combat corruption, and reduce the threat of transnational crime and terrorism. ICITAP supports both national security and foreign policy objectives.
ICITAP works in close partnership with and receives funding for its programs from the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the U.S. Department of Defense.
ICITAP possesses a comprehensive range of public safety development expertise:
- Organizational Development
- Terrorism and Transnational Crime
- Public Integrity and Anticorruption
- Specialized and Tactical Skills
- Marine and Border Security
- Academy and Instructor Development
- Criminal Justice Coordination
- Criminal Investigations
- Basic Police Services
- Community Policing
- Information Systems
ICITAP programs are designed in partnership with the host countries, and program implementation methods include on-the-ground, pre-program assessments; program planning, management, and review; curriculum development; classroom training, seminars, and workshops; internships; equipment donations; donor coordination; and on-the-job training and mentoring provided by embedded long-term advisors.
In the News
Monday, June 17, 2013
In a keynote address given at the Global Anti-Corruption Congress, Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman highlighted ICITAP's development programs as contributing to the Department’s efforts to fight global corruption—a mission which “is, and always will be, a core priority of the Department of Justice.”
Friday, August 10, 2012
August 10, 2012, marked the completion of Phase I of Project Diamante in Mexico City. This project represents a truly historic effort bringing together American and Mexican officials to assist Mexico as it continues its transition from an inquisitorial criminal justice system to a more open and adversarial system. As Phase I ends, the next phases of this ambitious program will institutionalize training and ensure that future generations of Mexican law enforcement have this vital foundation.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
In a speech given at the Human Trafficking Symposium at Yale Law School, Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole lauded ICITAP's Human Trafficking course at the Philippine National Police and stated that the "graduates of this course are now key partners on the front lines of the fight against human trafficking."