Thursday, March 17, 2016

Police Officer in Chittagong Trained on TIP cases

With an aim to provide front line law enforcement officials with the necessary knowledge, attitude and skills to enable them to provide an effective first response to human trafficking cases, BC/TIP organized a three day Trafficking in Persons Training Course for First Responders' Police Officers on 14th to 16th March 2016. The training was held at the In-service Training Centre, CMP, Chittagong.

A total number of 26 participants from Sub-Inspector and Inspector level from different departments of police from 11 districts: Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Chandpur, Noakhali, Brahman Baria, Comilla, Feni, Laxmipur, Rangamati, Khagrachhari and Bandarban under Chittagong division participated the training.

The training helps the first responder police officers to better understand human trafficking laws and investigation techniques. It also increases the awareness of the trafficking issues, roles and responsibilities of police investigators and promotes effective collaboration with prosecutors

The training was facilitated by Ms. Irinel Cocos, Chief of Party BC/TIP, Ms. Dipta Rakshit, Technical team Leader and Mr. Shahanur Islam, Prosecution Manager, BC/TIP.

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