UNODC and TADOC Organize an Operational Police Tactics Course for Interagency Mobile Teams of Uzbekistan

Ankara, Turkey, 1-5 April 2019   - UNODC Regional Office for Central Asia in cooperation with the Turkish International Academy against Drugs and Organized Crime (TADOC) delivered the training on Operational Police Tactics for the officers of the counter-narcotics Interagency Mobile Teams (IMT) of Uzbekistan.

Participants of the training included 25 officers from the State Security Service, the Ministry of Interior, the State Customs Committee and the National Information-Analytical Center on Drug Control under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan and were equipped with knowledge and skills on operative aspects of conducting drug search operations and tactical shooting.

The opening and closing ceremonies were attended by Mr. Oguzhan Yonca, Deputy Head of Anti-Smuggling and Organized Crime Department of Turkish National Police and Mr. Fatih Ceylan, Director of TADOC.

Highly qualified and experienced TADOC trainers were engaged to deliver the sessions of the training who combined theoretical and practical sessions for the most efficient results.

Apart from in-class sessions, substantial part of the training was devoted to practical exercises and scenario simulations such as search of suspicious vehicles and individuals, hostage release, gun-fire exchange, etc.

The training was implemented as a part of the initiative on, "Countering trafficking of Afghan narcotics in Uzbekistan through establishment of Interagency Mobile Teams" is implemented under Sub-Programme 1 of the UNODC Programme for Central Asia (2015-2019) and generously funded by the Government of Japan.

For more information:

UNODC ROCA on Twitter

UNODC in Central Asia on Facebook

For more information

Please, contact Mr. Muzaffar Tilavov

National Project Officer, UNODC ROCA

E-mail: muzaffar.tilavov[at]

Tel.: +998 (78) 120-80-50