The 30 investigators of the sampling force trained in Quetta as part of a UN program

The Criminal Justice and Legal Reforms Program of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), in collaboration with the Balochistan Levies Force, has successfully completed the 2nd batch of training on “Basic skills in matter of investigation” for the investigators of the Balochistan Levies Force.

According to a statement on Sunday, the training took place from July 18 to 22, 2022 at the levies headquarters in Quetta, comprising 30 investigators, while previously the training for the first batch took place from June 27 to July 1. 2022 for 34 investigators. .
Following the last training session on basic investigation skills, UNODC will start training the same investigators on “advanced investigation skills” to reinforce their initial knowledge and skills acquired during initial training.

This landmark initiative aims to bring professional effectiveness and efficiency to service delivery by building on core competencies such as crime scene management, advanced law learning, investigative skills, handling GBV cases, community policing and forensic evidence collection.

The training has been divided into modules to enhance understanding of best practices and application of skills for effective and efficient investigation, interviewing and questioning of victims, witnesses and suspects. The training program also focused on stress management, professionalism and positive behavior change in the performance of his duties.

In his closing remarks, Qadir Bakhsh Pirkani, Director General of the Balochistan Levies Force, said, “We are grateful to UNODC for this training. It is imperative that we practice and become proficient in the skills learned here. These specialized trainings are a great opportunity to seize and we must make sure to implement this knowledge in the field.

The trainees were satisfied with the skills acquired and thanked UNODC for its continuous efforts to support them in this essential learning process. Technical and material support to Balochistan Levies Force is provided under the EUD-funded Rule of Law Project.

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