International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP)

International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP)

ICITAP has contributed to our national security by building law enforcement capacity and strategic partnerships worldwide since 1986.
ICITAP has contributed to our national security by building law enforcement capacity and strategic partnerships worldwide since 1986.

About ICITAP

ICITAP LogoThe International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (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 provides international development assistance that supports both national security and foreign policy objectives.

Situated in the Department of Justice's Criminal Division, 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 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


Balkans: ICITAP Partners with the State Department to Combat Recruitment and Radicalization in Prisons

April 26, 2017

The State Department’s Bureau of Counterterrorism, in partnership with the Department of Justice’s International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP), hosted a regional symposium in Zagreb, Croatia, April 25–26, on efforts to address and counter prison radicalization.
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Montenegro: ICITAP Delivers Symposium on Leadership and Ethics for Police Administration

March 29, 2017

In cooperation with the U.S. embassy in Podgorica, ICITAP presented a “Symposium on Leadership and Ethics” for Montenegro’s twenty highest ranking police administrators. During this symposium, ICITAP’s Advisors shared their experience and knowledge of contemporary police leadership skills, ethical principles in organizational development and working with the community to solve complex crime problems. The Advisors and their Montenegrin counterparts engaged in discussions of these principles and how they could be applied in the current and future development of Montenegro’s police services.
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Mexico: ICITAP Completes Instructor Training Course for Criminal Investigation Under the New Accusatory Criminal Justice System

November 30, 2016

Four months after the official launch, the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System (SESNSP) marked the completion of ICITAP’s Instructor Training Course for Criminal Investigation under the New Accusatory Criminal Justice System with a ceremony held at La Muralla Police and Forensics Training Centre of the federal Attorney General’s office (PGR).
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 International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program
Leadership 

Gary Barr
Acting Director, ICITAP

 

Gregory Ducot
Deputy Director
 

Contact 

ICITAP Direct Line
(202) 305-8190
 

Department of Justice Main Switchboard
(202) 514-2000