Published June 17, 2022
Two important courses were closed this Friday by the International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA San Salvador), aimed at combating drug trafficking crimes. These courses were developed under the instruction of professionals from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
The Chemical Diversion Investigations course introduced participants to the techniques used in the identification, investigation and dismantling of suppliers and distributors of chemical precursors used in the production of illicit drugs. The one-week course included the participation of 16 officers from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Colombia, Grenada and El Salvador.
The Advanced Anti-Drug Investigations course provided participants with traditional and specialized techniques for conducting advanced-level anti-drug investigations, emphasizing the supervision and management of the full range of investigations against transnational criminal organizations. A total of 22 law enforcement officers from Bahamas, Chile, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Panama, Suriname and El Salvador were trained.