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

 

Montenegro: ICITAP Leverages Key Partnerships to Train Montenegro's Special Police Unit

December 20, 2016

ICITAP Police Assistance Program in cooperation with the Office of Defense Cooperation, the Office of the Defense Attaché and Special Operations Command Europe recently completed a three-week training course for Montenegro's Special Police Unit (Posebna Jedinica Policije- PJP). This training was conducted by members of the U.S. Army's 10th Special Forces Group, based in Germany.
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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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Kosovo: ICITAP Referenced by U.S. Ambassador at the Launch of the 2016 National Anti-Trafficking Awareness Campaign

October 18, 2016

At the launch of Kosovo’s 2016 National Anti-Trafficking Awareness Campaign, U.S. Ambassador Greg Delawie cited ICITAP’s work to assist the Government of Kosovo combat trafficking in persons. ICITAP assists the Kosovo National Anti-Trafficking Coordinator, the Kosovo Police’s Trafficking in Human Beings Directorate, local institutions, non-government organizations, and international partners to develop strategies to combat trafficking in persons and other forms of transnational organized crime.
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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