U.S. DEA training for T&T officers


    Officials from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration are providing a training course on intelligence collection and analysis methods to 28 officers from various sections of T&T’s law enforcement agencies.

    The specialized course runs from May 16th to 20th and is designed for Police Service and Coast Guard officers involved in the collection and analyzing of information to counter illicit narcotics trafficking.

    U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission, Megan Kelly, delivered remarks at Monday’s opening session, saying the course demonstrates the U.S. Government’s continued commitment to the development of Trinbagonian law enforcement capabilities.

    She also said, “Drug trafficking organizations are continuously evolving and utilizing cutting-edge technology to evade law enforcement detection. And today the United States Embassy, through DEA, is offering the latest technical tools to help T&T law enforcement adapt to this dynamic environment.”