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Counternarcotics and Law Enforcement Country Program: Egypt

Fact Sheet
Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
May 7, 2010


Key U.S. Program Goals

Support the modernization of Egyptian National Police approaches to training police officers in principles of community policing, and help to improve administrative and management capabilities of top law enforcement personnel.

Program Components/Accomplishments

Police Assistance: Through a pilot program initiated in 2007 and continuing through 2010, INL coordinated a series of technical exchanges with senior Egyptian law enforcement officials on strategic planning, modern approaches to law enforcement training, and issues relating to improving cooperation between police forces and the public. The project implemented a series of senior leadership workshops aimed at select leaders of the Egyptian Police.

Funding FY2006-2009

  • FY 2006 - $1,300,000 (ESF)
  • FY 2007 - $1,000,000 (ESF)
  • FY 2008 - $1,984,000 (INCLE)
  • FY 2009 - $2,000,000 (INCLE)

ESF: Economic Support Funds
INCLE: International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement Funds


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