INL supports the development of female law enforcement officers in Georgia

The U.S. Embassy and the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) are proud to support the development of female law enforcement officers in Georgia. This week, we are supporting the participation of eleven female law enforcement representatives from the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Investigative Service of the Ministry of Finance, and the ...
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U.S. Embassy Organized Forensic Training for Georgian Investigators

Last week, U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Section (INL) organized training on crime scene management and evidence handling techniques for investigators of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia. This two-day interactive training was led by American and Georgian forensic experts. Training participants were introduced to the general rules of crime scene management ...
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U.S. Embassy Facilitates Discussions to Combat Domestic and Gender-Based Violence

Last week International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Section (INL) of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi hosted the first multi-disciplinary group roundtable meeting to discuss how to improve Georgia’s efforts in combating domestic and gender-based violence. Domestic violence/gender-based violence requires a comprehensive approach. Consequently, the multidisciplinary group was composed of various sections of the Ministry of ...
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Donating Equipment to Central Criminal Police Department of Georgia

As the Embassy continues to mark 30 years of U.S.- Georgia relations, we remain committed to supporting the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia in their counternarcotic efforts.  This week, the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) donated equipment to the Central Criminal Police Department (CCPD) ...
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Ambassador Degnan’s Remarks at MOIA Police Academy

Ambassador Degnan:  I am delighted to be here at the Police Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.  I’ve just had a very impressive tour of the facility.  I am very proud of the partnership between the Police Academy and the U.S. Embassy—this is a 30-year partnership that has, every step of the way, supported ...
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INL donates 15 computers to Juvenile Establishment #11

The U.S. Embassy through the State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) donated 15 computers to promote the educational process of juvenile convicts at the Penitentiary Establishment #11. INL has worked closely with the Vocational and Educational Training Center for Inmates (VETCI), the Special Penitentiary Service, and the National Probation Agency for ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission Harris visited the opening of a new inmate handicrafts shop in Tbilisi

As we continue to mark 30 years of U.S. – Georgia relations, last week Deputy Chief of Mission Harris visited the opening of a new inmate handicrafts shop on Tsereteli Avenue in Tbilisi. The Embassy’s Office of International Law Enforcement and Narcotics (INL) has provided support to Special Penitentiary Services (SPS) for the past twelve years including ...
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INL hosts Interrogation Skills to the instructors of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MOIA)

From June 20 to July 1 the U.S. Embassy’s INL office is hosting 3 police officers from the Illinois State Police to teach Interview and Interrogation Skills to the instructors of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MOIA) Police Academy and investigators from MOIA and the Prosecutors Office.  Illinois State Police will train a total of ...
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Crisis Negotiations Training for Georgian Law Enforcement Officers with Support from INL and FBI

The U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi conducted a Crisis Negotiations training May 16-20 for Georgian law enforcement officers with support from the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) offices. Four FBI trainers from the United States who are experts in crisis negotiations led the training, which ...
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U.S. Embassy INL hosted a Women’s Leadership Skills Development Training for Georgian Female Law Enforcement Professionals

The U.S. Embassy continues to support female empowerment in law enforcement by bringing specialized trainings to the regions of Georgia. On May 17-21, the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Bureau (INL) of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi hosted a Women’s Leadership Skills Development training for female law enforcement professionals in Batumi, Georgia. Representatives from the ...
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INL and Georgian MOIA Representatives attended The International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Reimagining Justice

With the support of the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) Bureau of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, five Victim and Witness Advocates of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia (MOIA) attended an International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Reimagining Justice organized by End Violence Against Women International in San Francisco, California ...
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ILEA Day Award

On April 26, the International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) in Budapest awarded Giorgi Kurdadze the ILEA Day Award for Outstanding Operational Success, for applying what he learned at ILEA courses to effectively investigate corruption at the Anti-Corruption Agency of the State Security Service of Georgia (SSSG).  Mr. Kurdadze was granted one of only three awards ...
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US Embassy INL donates videoconference equipment to the Police Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs

The Embassy’s Office of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) continued its support to the Police Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs through a donation of video conferencing equipment, enhancing its capacities to provide training to all law enforcement officers around Georgia through its online platform. This timely implement, beyond delivering information, services and ...
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The INL has provided necessary equipment for road safety insurance to the Patrol Police Department

The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs of the US (INL) has provided equipment for road safety insurance to the Patrol Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia.  Modern equipment will help prevent road accidents and increase road safety.  A total of 4,999 road accidents were reported in Georgia in 2020, with 450 killed and 6,640 injured.  The INL has been cooperating with the Georgian Interior Ministry for many years and has implemented projects in the fight against domestic violence, cybercrime, traffic safety, crime prevention, and trafficking.
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INL-Tbilisi delivered donated clothes, food, and toiletries to the Tbilisi domestic violence intake center

On December 2, as part of The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (reftel 20 STATE 113288), INL-Tbilisi delivered donated clothes, food, and toiletries to the Tbilisi domestic violence intake center. This center is the first point of entry for victims of domestic ...
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The U.S. Embassy’s Donates Personal Care Bags to the Domestic Violence Intake Center (March 4)

The U.S. Embassy’s Donates Personal Care Bags to the Domestic Violence Intake Center (March 4)   Employees of the U.S. Embassy donated 19 “Personal Care” bags to the Tbilisi Domestic Violence Intake Center as care packages for women seeking safety and a new beginning after experiencing domestic violence.  The bags contained personal care items necessary ...
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The U.S. Embassy joins “16 Days of Activism” campaign to end gender-based violence (December 5)

The U.S. Embassy joins “16 Days of Activism” campaign to end gender-based violence (December 5) The U.S. Embassy’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) joined the 16-day campaign against gender-based violence by providing a weeklong training to the Georgian police titled “Domestic Violence Practical Intervention.” The classes were taught by U.S. police ...
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INL of the United States Embassy in Tbilisi continues assisting the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia Patrol Police Department (December 10 -14)

The International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Section (INL) of the United States Embassy in Tbilisi continues assisting the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia Patrol Police Department (December 10 -14) The International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Section (INL) of the United States Embassy in Tbilisi continues assisting the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia Patrol Police ...
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Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) speed unit measurement devices donation to the Georgian Police (November 15)

Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) speed unit measurement devices donation to the Georgian Police (November 15)   The International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Section (INL) of the United States Embassy in Tbilisi purchased nine (9) units of speed measurement device – Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) for the Patrol Police Department of the Ministry of ...
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INL Supports Domestic Violence Training for Adjara Police Officers (October 24 – 28)

INL Supports Domestic Violence Training for Adjara Police Officers (October 24 – 28) The International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Bureau (INL) of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi continued to support training on domestic violence response for criminal justice practitioners.  On October 24-28,  INL sponsored two classes on domestic violence, domestic violence investigation and domestic violence intervention, ...
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Special Agents from the US State of Georgia Bureau of Investigation (INL) conducted crime scene investigation training at the Georgian police academy

Special Agents from the U.S. State of Georgia Bureau of Investigation conducted crime scene investigation (CSI) training at the Georgian police academy (September 23) Special Agents from the U.S. State of Georgia Bureau of Investigation conducted crime scene investigation (CSI) training at the Georgian police academy this week for 20 MoIA CSI technicians.  The program ...
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Embassy Donates Equipment to Police Academy (September 16)

Embassy Donates Equipment to Police Academy (September 16) On September 16, the U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Director Michael McMahon met with Givi Mikanadze, the newly appointed Rector of the Academy of Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs.  During the course of the meeting,  INL handed over to the Academy a donated ...
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