6 GAMBIA POLICE FORCE OFFICERS ATTENDING U.S. GOVERNMENT SPONSORED CYBERCRIME INVESTIGATIONS COURSE

On Thursday, September 4 Charge d’Affaires Richard T. Yoneoka met with six Gambia Police Force Officers prior to their departure for a U.S. Government funded Cybercrime Investigations Course at the International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) in Gaborone, Botswana.  Gambian officials will join colleagues from Botswana, Malawi, Mauritius, Rwanda, and South Africa for the one week course.

The Internet has introduced many new and unique crime problems and limitations as many traditional crimes have migrated to the internet.  During the course from September 8 -12, the participants will be introduced to the history and interworking of the Internet, as well as investigative tools and techniques to assist in their investigations related to the cyber realm.  The course is being led by subject matter experts from the United States Department of Justice.