of America’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have trained officers of the
Forensic and Scientific Support Unit, Crime Management Unit, and Public
Relations Office of the Gambia Police Force on exhumation technique and skills.
training, held on 2 and 3 May 2017, was aimed at enhancing the techniques and
skills of the Gambia Police Force on exhumation.
at the closing ceremony held at the police headquarters in Banjul, a trainer
and an FBI agent said the training would serve as a stepping stone for a better
and brighter collaboration and cooperation between the FBI and the Gambia
said the collaboration and cooperation could be further strengthened to the
leadership and the people of the two brotherly countries.
FBI agent presented exhumation equipment and medals to the GPF through the
Inspector General of Police Alhagie Yankuba J.N. Sonko.
Sonko commended the FBI training team and US Embassy Banjul office for their
timely intervention, saying the training could not have come at a better time
when “the GPF is seriously challenged with sensitive and tedious investigation
police boss said the techniques and skills gained by his officers during the
training would help expedite and enhance the whole investigation process.
Crime Management Coordinator, Assistant Commissioner Bubacarr Sarr, thanked the
FBI for their foresights and kind gesture towards the Gambia Police Force.
promised that the donated equipment would be put into good use and the
knowledge gained would be utilised and spread to other concerned units of the
closing ceremony was attended by the trainees and members of the senior management
of the Gambia Police Force and chaired by the police Public Relations Officer
Inspector Foday Conta.