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


Kosovo: U.S. Ambassador Delivers Remarks at Joint Police and Prosecutor Workshop

May 31, 2017

U.S. Ambassador Greg Delawie opened a joint ICITAP-OPDAT Forensic Agency Capabilities Workshop in Pristina, which brought together the Kosovo Forensic Agency (KFA), the Kosovo Police (KP) Forensics Department, and over 30 state prosecutors and judges. During the one-day event, Kosovo’s forensic experts shared the newest processes and procedures, the latest forensic science equipment, and the importance of certification and accreditation. The workshop exposed prosecutors and judges to existent KFA capabilities, which have been developed over the years in processing and reporting on evidence collected during crime scene investigations.
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Bangladesh: ICITAP Partners with the Portland Police Bureau to Deliver Arson Investigation Training

May 4, 2017

The U.S. Embassy Dhaka arranged a two-week Arson Investigation training course from April 23 to May 4, 2017 to 29 investigators from Industrial Police, Criminal Investigations Department, and the Bangladesh Fire and Civil Defense. Through its partnership with a number of U.S. local law enforcement agencies, the U.S. Department of Justice’s International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) sponsored experts from the Portland Police Bureau to conduct the training. PPB Detectives delivered this very important training to a very enthusiastic group of investigators.
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Serbia: U.S. Department of Justice Launches Panel Discussions On Domestic Violence

April 5, 2017

Recognizing the significance of victim safety and the need for a well-coordinated community response to domestic violence, the U.S. Department of Justice’s International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP), in cooperation the U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Office, began with a series of panel discussions on Domestic Violence. The first one was organized on March 23, 2017 in the American Corner in Belgrade, Serbia.
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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