Training and mentoring


Intelligence collection and sharing, profiling and search techniques, control of counterfeit documents, behavioral analysis, use of law enforcement data-bases, secure communication procedures and post-seizure investigations


On-the-job capacity building on the areas covered during the initial training, as well as on working procedures and standard operating procedures


Issues covered include technical issues (specialized interview techniques, document fraud detection, risk indicators; specialized targeting; X-ray analysis, etc.) as well as thematic issues identified as a priority for a given country, such as specific drugs (heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, etc.); wildlife crime; trafficking in persons; smuggling of migrants; and/or foreign terrorist fighters/returnees for example

Origin of trainers 

AIRCOP trainers and mentors come from law enforcement agencies (police, customs, etc.…) from countries across the globe further highlighting the importance of the AIRCOP network which incorporates international best practices and promotes South/trans-regional cooperation. Trainers come from: