BOMCA builds capacity of criminal intelligence officers in Tajikistan

  • Thematic Component: 2. Improvement of Detection Capacities
  • Country: Tajikistan

From January 26 till 27 2022, the Border Management Programme in Central Asia (BOMCA) held a national workshop in Dushanbe for crime intelligence officers in Tajikistan.

The workshop aimed at deepening the knowledge of criminal intelligence officers and to enhance awareness on criminal intelligence investigation methods, specifically for the staff of the State Committee for National Security of the Republic of Tajikistan, Border Troops, the Drug Control Agency and the Ministry of the Interior.

Experts from the Criminal Investigation Board of the State Border Guard Service of the Republic of Lithuania and the Lithuanian Criminal Police Bureau trained participants in the principles of intelligence-led policing and intelligence-led law enforcement; reactive and proactive law enforcement; tactical, operational and strategic intelligence; data collection; intelligence models; the intelligence cycle; the exchange and sharing of intelligence; sources of intelligence; and data management. During the workshop the participants were also introduced to the European Union approach for setting, implementing and evaluating priorities in the fight against organised international crime.