Phnom Penh: On August 13-14, a two full-day training workshop focusing on ‘child-friendly investigative procedure’ was jointly organised by the Ministry of Interior’s Anti Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Department and APLE Cambodia, attended by 31 specialised police officers who are mainly in charge of crime against children at national level. This training focused on
The Criminal Justice Development program aims to create sustainable impact by helping Government institutions relevant to the criminal justice system to improve social and legal mechanisms for the protection of victims of the sexual abuse and exploitation and their families throughout the criminal justice process.
The program encompasses the work for which APLE Cambodia is best known, and is founded on the belief that strengthening the capacity of criminal justice institutions is the highest priority in achieving long-term sustainable change.
The program targets national law enforcement and other judicial protection mechanisms to increase adherence to accepted standards in cases of sexual abuse and exploitation of children and the use of child-friendly procedures throughout the whole criminal justice process.
How we get involved in the Criminal Justice
The Criminal Justice Development Program provides critical training, long-term mentorship and assistance on investigations to national law enforcement agencies and other judicial protection mechanisms to increase adherence to national and international standards in cases of sexual abuse and exploitation of children and the use of child-friendly procedures throughout the whole criminal justice process.
Training of Trainers
This program has not only trained law enforcement officials, but has focused on training those who can pass the knowledge onto new generations with training of trainer sessions.
Partner with the Lead Institution
One of the biggest achievements was the adoption of our training materials by the Police Academy of Cambodia (PAC).
Moving to Curriculum
PAC is a public educational establishment which acts as the secretariat to the Minister of Interior, entrusted with the main roles and responsibilities in managing and planning for capacity development of the Cambodian National Police and in designing and developing the educational curriculum for all levels on specialised skills and methods of operation.
Capacity Building Activity
Siem Reap: On June 22-23, a two-day skill training on Responding to Online Child Sexual Exploitation (OCSE) was organised by APLE in cooperation with the Cambodian National Police, bringing together 17 senior police officials of the Anti-human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection units from five different cities/provinces (Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Banteay Meanchey, Battambang and Kampong