U.S. Government Donates State-of-the-Art Equipment to Kyrgyz Ministry of Interior

On December 19, Head of the Criminal Police Service of the Ministry of Interior Colonel Nurbek Abdiev and Director of the Office of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement at the U.S. Embassy in Bishkek Sandeep Paul participated in an official handover ceremony of approximately $20,000 of state-of-the-art computers, laptops, printers and other equipment.  This equipment ...
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U.S. Government Donates State-of-the-Art Equipment to Kyrgyz Prosecutor General’s Office Training Center

On October 30, First Deputy Prosecutor General Nurlan Dardanov, Director of the Prosecutor General’s Office (PGO) Training Center Gulmira Davletbaeva and Director of the Office of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement at the U.S. Embassy in Bishkek Sandeep Paul will participate in an official handover ceremony of approximately $20,000 of state-of-the-art classroom and office computers, ...
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U.S. Government supports National Conference on Community Policing and Crime Prevention

Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic:  Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the U.S. Mission to the Kyrgyz Republic Alan Meltzer delivered concluding remarks at a two-day Community Policing and Crime Prevention Conference on Thursday, March 2.  The Conference was sponsored by the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) and organized by its implementing ...
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Kyrgyz Police Learn Investigation Techniques to Help Victims of Gender Based Violence

Two Serbian experts will teach 20 officers from the Kyrgyz Forensic center on domestic violence crime scene forensic examination techniques on November 9-10, in Kara-Bulak Eco Resort, Arashan village.  UNDP is organizing the two-day seminar within the framework of the UNDP Regional Security Sector Reform platform, with support from the U.S. State Department’s Bureau for ...
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Saferworld Awards Event: “The Best Youth and Women Campaigns of 2014”

Place: Bishkek, City Hotel Date: 24 February 2015, 17:00 -19:30 Participants: Total Anticipated:  80 people, to include youth and women campaign teams;  and representatives from the following organizations: Saferworld, FTI, Civic Union; media outlets; local and international NGOs; U.N. agencies; Ministry of Internal Affairs and the MIA Academy; Ministry of Labor, Migration, and Youth; and ...
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Enthusiasm for Creating a Women Judges’ Association

On December 27, twenty-seven women judges gathered to discuss the creation of a Women Judges’ Association. USAID’s International Development Law Organization (IDLO) and the Department of Justice’s Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training (OPDAT) sponsored the program. Deputy Head of the Supreme Court Kalieva opened the event, and underlined the importance of the role ...
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Police and Residents Cooperate to Lower Crime in Batken province

December 16, 2014, Ak-Say, Batken province: Today local authorities in Ak-Say (Batken province) presented their crime prevention Action Plan for 2015 – 2017 to the public.  Twenty-nine local residents took part in writing the plan. The community expressed confidence that the plan’s implementation will decrease crime in neighboring villages. Local police officers supported the initiative, ...
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Police and Residents Cooperate to Lower Crime in Batken province

December 16, 2014, Ak-Say, Batken province: Today local authorities in Ak-Say (Batken province) presented their crime prevention Action Plan for 2015 – 2017 to the public.  Twenty-nine local residents took part in writing the plan. The community expressed confidence that the plan’s implementation will decrease crime in neighboring villages. Local police officers supported the initiative, ...
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Police and Communities Working Together for Safer Communities

On December 15, residents of Mirmahmudov ail-okmotu, Osh Oblast, will celebrate the opening of their Local Crime Prevention Center (LCPC). The center, built collaboratively between the community, local government authorities and police, is a place where they will all come together to discuss and resolve neighborhood safety and security issues. It is important to note ...
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U.S. Government Donates Equipment to the Kyrgyz State Service on Drug Control

On November 20th, the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Bureau (INL) handed equipment and vehicles over to the State Service on Drug Control of the Kyrgyz Republic. INL, via the UNODC administered K-50 project, donated lab equipment, computers and printers, as well as 5 off-road vehicles (Ford Ranger pickups) totaling about $500,000 to the Kyrgyz State ...
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Annual Review of Police Reforms Forum

On October 30, Joye Davis-Kirchner, Director, and Mark Paresi, Senior Law Enforcement Advisor, both from the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) Section, attended the Annual Review of Police Reforms, organized by INL implementer, Civic Union. The forum brought together donors and international organizations to gauge progress on police reform.  Davis-Kirchner’s remarks focused on U.S. ...
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U.S. Government Supports Criminal Justice Reform

A three-day training course for police officers took place June 6-8, 2014 in Jalal-Abad as part of the U.S. Government-funded United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) project “Support to Criminal Justice Reform in the Kyrgyz Republic.” The aim of this project is to strengthen cooperation between police and local communities on crime prevention ...
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Kyrgyzstan Marks International Day against Drug Abuse with Release of First Comprehensive Drug Action Plan

On June 26, U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Laura Griesmer delivered opening remarks at the joint United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and Kyrgyz Drug Control Service (DCS) event to commemorate International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.  The event also served as the launch of a comprehensive new drug action ...
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Reward for Information on Kamchybek Kolbayev’s Criminal Network

The U.S. Department of State’s Transnational Organized Crime Rewards Program is offering a reward of up to $1 million for information leading to the disruption of the financial mechanisms of the criminal network of Kamchybek Kolbayev. Kolbayev’s criminal network is based in Central Asia, and is involved in drug trafficking, arms trafficking, human trafficking, extortion, ...
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U.S. Government Supports UNODC Counter-Narcotics Program

On February 28, a ceremony was held to recognize the adoption of the counter narcotics strategy of the Kyrgyz Republic and to officially handover six all-terrain Toyota land cruisers along with crime scene equipment to the Kyrgyz Drug Control Service.  The equipment and vehicles were provided through a United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime ...
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