Counter Transnational Organized Crime Training



Welcome to the Counter Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC) training course and teaching materials landing page. CTOC is a course developed by Freeland in partnership with USAID, the U.S. Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) and multiple law enforcement organizations from around the world. The course is designed to help law enforcement investigators identify and disrupt transnational organized crime groups involved in wildlife trafficking. After completing the training, individuals will be equipped with the knowledge and skills required to identify and disrupt organized, cross-border wildlife trafficking supply chains.

Course description and background

The CTOC course is a modularized training package which draws from actual case typologies to equip law enforcement networks with the capacity necessary to dismantle organized crime syndicates. It was developed as a response to the need for integrating capacity-building initiatives with platforms, systems, skills, and knowledge that enhance coordination, collaboration, and information sharing.

Who is this course for?

This course is for law enforcement professionals, including police and customs officers, border agents, attorneys, and judges.

I am a law enforcement official - how can I access the online CTOC training course?

CTOC training is offered as an online course. Each module takes approximately one to one and a half hours to complete including watching the videos, reading the reference materials, and taking the tests. In addition to two introductory presentations, there are 13 modules in this course. Total course time is approximately 25 hours. In order to take this course, you will need reliable internet access with the ability to stream videos, and will need to request a username and password.  Access the training course portal HERE.

I am an instructor - how can I access the CTOC training materials?

The CTOC training package is a downloadable set of training materials designed to support instructors, trainers, and educators deliver high quality training to law enforcement officials. The package is available in English, Khmer, Lao, Thai, and Vietnamese and includes an Instructor Manual, a series of PowerPoint Presentations, and Case Scenario Materials, which can be used as is or adapted and tailored to the needs of a particular country or agency. Contact us for more information.