updated 7:42 AM MDT, Jul 30, 2017

EU Maritime Capacity Building Mission (EUCAP) organizes CID Training course in Hargeisa

 

PRESS RELEASE

April 27th 2017

EU Maritime Capacity Building Mission (EUCAP) organizes CID Training course in Hargeisa

The EU Maritime Capacity Building Mission (EUCAP) organised a comprehensive Criminal Investigation

Department (CID) training course in Hargeisa in cooperation with the Somaliland Police between 25th  27th April.

A total of twenty-five trainees participated in the course including ten Police Officers, ten Coast Guard

Officers and 5 Prosecutors.


The participants learned about investigation techniques, evidence handling and crime scene

management.

Besides mentoring and advising on technical aspects of the training, the course aimed at supporting and

enhancing the collaboration among different law enforcement and maritime law enforcement agencies.

Understanding partner needs in the chain of the mutual task of investigating crime cases will lead to

more effective law enforcement actions.

“A comprehensive training with the interaction of Police, Coast Guard and prosecutors is an important

step in contributing to security capacity building in Somaliland,” said EUCAP Police Adviser, who led the

facilitation of the course.

As part of the course's closing ceremony, the Mission donated equipment for investigation of crime

scenes to the Somaliland police force that included digital cameras with extra lenses, two forensic

optical comparators and a set of special torches for different crime scene or laboratory use.

 
 

 

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