Nepal: ICITAP Partners with Nepal Police to Complete Job Task Analysis for Criminal Investigators

January 24, 2020

On January 24, ICITAP and the Nepal Police completed the third phase of the implementation of the Job Task Analysis (JTA) for Criminal Investigators. The JTA working group (JTA WG) composed of representatives from the Nepal Police Academy, Research and Planning, Human Resources office, and various investigative groups.  To date, the WG members with ICITAP mentoring have identified 351 tasks and over 5000 sub tasks that realistically represents the function of the criminal investigator.  During this phase of the program, 21 experienced criminal investigators from the Kathmandu Valley participated in the initial validation of the identified tasks.  The investigators commented favorably at the level of detail included in the tasks and subtasks and all agreed that this would benefit the organization in the future.  Representatives of the working group who have conducted the work told the ICITAP-Nepal Attaché on January 24 that the JTA, coupled with the investigative blueprint, will transform the way criminal investigations are conducted in the country.  The JTA WG leader, further stated that they are very pleased with the work, and that they consider the effort a Nepal Police product. In fact, he stated “we are not doing this for the US Embassy, we are doing this for the Nepal Police, it is an institutional commitment.” Several other working group officers expressed their understanding of the impact of their work as well. In Nepal, ICITAP works with the support of and in coordination with the State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL).

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