International Police Cooperation Unit
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The contemporary landscape of law enforcement, characterized by a dynamic and interconnected framework marked by the globalization of crime and the role of international organizations like Interpol in countering transnational threats, extensive information sharing and intelligence cooperation, and efforts in capacity building and training, necessitates robust international cooperation.

Understanding the pivotal role that skill development and knowledge exchange play in the evolution of modern law enforcement, the National Police Bureau is authorized to enhance engagement with global law enforcement agencies, organizations, and counterparts. Emphasizing skill development and knowledge exchange, the Bureau is focused on fostering international support and collaboration on advanced training and capacity-building initiatives and has, therefore, established a dedicated International Police Cooperation Unit (IPCU). The unit functions as a centralized hub at the national level, to route all international collaborations with individual police organizations to ensure equitable distribution of resources and international collaborations. The IPCU is mandated to perform the following functions:


      1. Identify specific areas requiring training and capacity-building interventions within the police organizations;
      2. Explore opportunities for officers to participate in international training courses, workshops, and exchanges. Facilitate specialized training programs for law enforcement personnel through collaboration with international partners;
      3. Establish knowledge exchange platforms to share expertise and best practices with international law enforcement agencies. Facilitate dialogues, seminars, and forums to promote a culture of continuous learning;
      4. Design and implement capacity-building initiatives tailored to develop skills related to emerging technologies, investigative techniques, community engagement, and crisis response. Ensure the selection of deserving candidates for such programs;
      5. Establish collaboration agreements with renowned international training institutions, law enforcement academies, and organizations specializing in police development, to formalize the exchange of training resources and expertise;
      6. Implement robust monitoring and evaluation mechanisms to assess the effectiveness of training programs. Gather feedback from participants to continually refine and improve training initiatives.