Published May 31, 2019
International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) Bangkok celebrated its 20th anniversary, May 22-23, 2019. The schedule of events included a Senior Leaders Workshop on May 22nd, the official opening of the renovated building, and a subsequent tour of the facility on the following day.
Mr. Peter Haymond, Chargé d’ Affaires, U.S. Embassy Bangkok; Ms. Kirsten D. Madison, Assistant Secretary, Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Police General Watcharapol Prasarnrajkit, President of the Office of the National Anti-corruption Commission (NACC); and Police Lieutenant General Natthathorn Prousoontorn, Assistant Commissioner General of Royal Thai Police, provided remarks in celebration of ILEA Bangkok’s 20th Anniversary and the newly renovated facility.
Established in 1999, ILEA Bangkok is a joint effort between the Royal Thai Government and the Government of the United States of America with its aim to enhance law enforcement’s capabilities to combat transnational crime through state-of-the-art training that has strengthened regional security and cooperation. Up to the present, more than 19,000 graduates from 13 countries and two special administrative regions have attended ILEA Bangkok’s training programs.