Completion of the investigation Director course for National Gendarmerie Officers.
On Wednesday January 24, 2024, the Advanced Criminal Investigation Training Centre (CPPJ) hosted the closing ceremony of the 33rd Training Course for Investigation Directors for National Gendarmerie Officers. The 45-day course was attended by 25 trainees, including 22 men and 3 women, with the rank of Sub-Lieutenant to Major.

The training was divided into 05 modules: general training, organization of criminal investigations, drafting of written pleadings, dealing of major issues related to designated investigations, and the module on conferences and military physical and sporting activities.

In her speech, the Major commanding the CPPJ who also acts as Course director, thanked High Command for the significant resources that were deployed to achieve this vital training course. She equally urged the top hierarchy to organize refresher courses for Unit Commanders, to enable them to keep the reflexes and working methods that drive their efficiency. She also commended the supervisory staff and all the instructors who all worked tirelessly for the smooth conduct of the training.

The ceremony started at 12 pm prompt and was chaired by the Brigadier General, Central Director of Coordination (GB/DCC), who represented the Secretary of State to the Minister of Defence, in charge of the National Gendarmerie (SED/CGN).

In his remarks, the GB/DCC congratulated the successful trainees on behalf of the SED/CGN, and urged them to strictly observe and practice the lessons learned, with the guidance of relevant provisions of the Criminal Procedure Code. He also urged them to prove themselves worthy of the trust and high expectations of High Command and the people eagerly looking for justice.

The course, which began on 11 December 2023, was carried out in a spirit of cohesion, solidarity and discipline. This has undoubtedly led to the 100% pass rate registered, much to the delight of Hierarchy.