Border Service of National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan hosted a training seminar for military personnel on organization of profiling at checkpoints in order to counter transnational crime between 15 and 19 October, 2018 in Zharkent, Almaty region.
The event was organized by the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) Office of the US Embassy in the Republic of Kazakhstan, the OSCE Programme Office in Astana and the Border Service.
Teachers of the Border Service Academy of National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan and a representative of the Information and Analytical Division of CARICC took part in this seminar as instructors.
During the 5-day seminar, participants were provided with information on basic concepts of risk management, profiling methods, tactical techniques in conducting a survey of passengers, methods for detecting potential criminals in passenger traffic, as well as basic skills for swift data analysis and preparation of analytical information on the risk profile of potentially dangerous objects in a particular direction.
New knowledge gained at the workshop was consolidated during practical exercises at one of the checkpoints of the Almaty region of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In the context of rendering assistance in raising qualifications of personnel of competent authorities of CARICC Member States, the Centre staff served as trainers in five training workshops on organization of profiling since the beginning of this year, where over 100 employees of competent agencies of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have been coached.