U.S. offers Armenian law enforcement best practices in counter-narcotics

Armenian law enforcement officers learned new counter-narcotics skills in a recent course offered jointly by the U.S. State Department’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Office (INL) and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). In May 2017, two officers from the Armenian Police’s Counter-Narcotics Unit traveled to Tbilisi, Georgia, to participate in an advanced information ... Read More»

Armenian judicial system reform in focus on study trip

To highlight best practices and build their international professional network, the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan sent five Armenian judges to the U.S. in April 2017 for an Open World Exchange Program study tour. The group of judges made stops in Washington, D.C., and Shreveport, LA. The state of Louisiana was chosen because of its unique ... Read More»

Prosecutors, investigators receive international anti-corruption training

The U.S. Embassy in Yerevan’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Office (INL) sponsored four staff from Armenia’s Office of the Prosecutor General and one member of the Special Investigative Service to attend an anti-corruption training conference organized by the Central and Eastern European Law Initiative (CEELI) Institute in April 2017. CEELI provided a comprehensive five-day ... Read More»

Embassy hosts alumni from Women in Policing conferences

Over the past five years, more than 60 women from the Armenian police and the Investigative Committee have participated in the annual Women in Policing (WIP) Conference in Georgia with the support of the U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Office (INL). The conference empowers, inspires, and educates female police officers and law enforcement ... Read More»

Embassy helps train investigators on cases involving minors

The U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Office (INL) funded a six-week training session for Armenian law enforcement focused on best practices in investigations for cases involving minors, from March-May 2017 for investigators of the Investigative Committee (IC). Through the training, 21 investigators have become experts on juvenile rights and crimes issues unique to ... Read More»
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