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Police Advisor, Level IV - INL/Central America Police Reform Initiative (CAPRI) in Belize

CARSi

BACKGROUND

 

The CARSI Initiative, one of the largest and most sophisticated multi-lateral security efforts in the world, provides funding for the

USG to assist the governments of the CARSI countries with police professionalization, justice sector reform, counter narcotics efforts,

border security management, crime and violence prevention, and anti-corruption efforts. In support of CARSI, INL its tasks include

but are not limited to:

• Assist in developing more effective and transparent security and rule of law institutions, which work together effectively

and cooperate with international partners to reduce threats from transnational and domestic crime, including terrorism,

and improve border security and protect human rights.

• Support CARSI state and society efforts to establish efficient, transparent, and accountable prosecutorial, correctional,

and alternative justice systems institutions that respect human rights.

• Assist CARSI countries in improving federal, state, and local governments’ operational ability to prevent and mitigate

crime and terrorism, impact transnational criminal organization (TCO) cash flow, contribute to criminal cases against

TCO leaders and members, disrupt TCO trust and corruptive relationships, and safely apprehend TCO and other high

target offenders.

• Improve border security, including building support to the new government’s efforts to secure CARSI borders.

• To meet the Congressional mandates of the CARSI Initiative, INL programs in the region include the following objectives:

• Continue to support CARSI state and federal entities with efforts to institutionalize the rule of law among law enforcement

and judicial sector operators, including through police professionalization, justice sector reform, anti-corruption,

and border security initiatives.

• Help CARSI countries achieve its transitions to the new criminal justice system.

• Create a 21st century border structure, by further developing CARSI countries’ capacity to detect and prevent smuggling

of illicit goods and trafficking in persons.

• Support networked technology systems and professionalization to strengthen CARSI countries control of their respective

northern and southern borders and ports of entry.

• Bolster CARSI countries efforts to prevent crime and violence by supporting the establishment of resilient communities

better able to withstand the pressures of organized crime through drug demand reduction, citizen oversight of security

forces, and culture of lawfulness programs.

• Continue to build CARSI countries capacity to disrupt and dismantle organized criminal networks, including capacity

building to counter illicit finance and combat the production of, and trafficking in, illegal narcotics.

• Support the U.S. Government’s goal to support CARSI state and society efforts to establish highly efficient, transparent,

and accountable prosecutorial, correctional, and alternative justice institutions that respect human rights; to assist

CARSI countries in improving federal, state, and local governments’ operational ability to prevent and mitigate

crime and terrorism, impact transnational criminal organization (TCO) cash flow, contribute to criminal cases against

TCO leaders and members, disrupt TCO trust and corruptive relationship, and safely apprehend TCO and other high

target offenders; and to improve border security.

  

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Posted On: 04/09/2018
Category: Professional Services
Department: CARSI
Shift: Unknown
Location: Central America
Job Type: Law Enforcment Subject Matter Expert
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Pay Rate: To be determined
Duration: 1 - 5 years
Travel: Yes
Job Description:

To be determined upon contract award & funding from the customer.

Requirements:

  • Advises INL and host nation law enforcement on the application of police reform strategies and operational plans at an institutional level or in a specific area of police reform.

  • Advises INL and host nation law enforcement on the implementation components of police and/or academy reform at an institutional level or in a specific area.

  • Advises INL regarding implementation teams assisting the police reform process

  • Advises INL regarding implementation teams and committee groups assisting the police and/or academy reform process

  • Provides evaluation and feedback to INL and/or Level 1 and or Level 2 Police Advisors of CAPRI

  • Communicates and reports on police reform progress, issues, and concerns to Host Government and INL.

  • Hours for this full-time position will be the core hours of the US Embassy in Belmopan, Belize, Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week.

  • The position will be stationed in Belmopan, Belize.

  • National and international travel may be required.

  • A work plan is required for this position.

  • Provides weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports of relevant program activity, progress toward desired impacts, recommendations for advancing program and U.S. objectives, project highlights, and other relevant significant information including metrics, milestones achieved, and other relevant statistical data. Reports on scheduled upcoming meetings, trainings, and other activities.

Qualifications:

  • US Citizen

  • MRPT security clearance.

  • FSI Level 4/4 English.

  • Demonstrated total of fifteen (15) years professional work experience with a U.S. Metropolitan Police Department, to include Management and police training experience or possess the qualifications of an active or retired Colombian National Police Colonel or Major

  • BS/BA degree form an accredited college or university

  • Demonstrated ability to adjust application of best practices, lessons learned, and international norms to an overseas environment.

  • Demonstrated superior interpersonal skills working with all levels.

  • Demonstrated fluent communications skills, oral and written, in Spanish

  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated extensive experience managing and/or directing programs in police training.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of USG contracting practices and experience in contract oversight.

  • Demonstrated experience working overseas on police programs

  • FSI level 3/3 Spanish.

 

 

 

Preferred Skills: