On November 22-25, the OSCE Transnational Threats Department and the OSCE Center in Ashgabat held an online seminar, during which a number of experts invited by the organization told Turkmen security officials about the principles of work under the leadership of Intelligence-Led Policing (ILP).
Thirteen law enforcement and criminal investigation officers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of National Security, the Ministry of Justice, the General Prosecutor's Office and the Supreme Court studied the theory of police work, the analysis of crime, its assessment and decision-making procedure. They also discussed the possibility of implementing intelligence and information policing (ILP) in Turkmenistan.
“For many years, the OSCE Center in Ashgabat has been actively cooperating with the law enforcement agencies of Turkmenistan and their educational institutions in the framework of on-the-job training and basic police training projects, as well as acquainting them with the best practices of the OSCE participating States,” the official said. on Political Affairs of the OSCE Center in Ashgabat William Leaf .
Police officer for combating drug trafficking Eduard Lokotunin noted the ILP's ability to cope with the complexities and transnational nature of crime.
Intelligence-Led Policing is a fairly new concept based on the principles of risk assessment and minimization. According to University of San Diego professor Eric Fritzwold , this approach is designed to improve the efficiency of the use of available police resources through the preliminary collection and analysis of information about potential offenders. ILP involves working more closely with informants and citizens, as well as tracking possible criminals.
In 2018, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov met with the representative of the German company Rohde & Schwarz Hartmut Jäschke , who heads the department for the development of solutions for cybersecurity of government agencies, secure communication channels for the military, and surveillance systems. According to information on the official Rohde & Schwarz website , the company's solutions can help track the object and collect information from the correspondence, as well as draw up a behavioral portrait of the surveillance data.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan