Freeland Trains 70 Young Range Officers on Crime Scene Processing

Freeland India experts trained almost 70 young range officers from five southern Indian states on wildlife crime scene processing techniques at Kaziranga National Park, Assam, in March 2016. The young trainee Range Officers, visiting Kaziranga as part of their travels through northeast India, were in for a surprise when, instead of an evening lecture, they enacted a crime scene. Trainees were...
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Anti-Poaching and Wildlife Crime Investigation for Assam

Freeland India, together with Aaranyak, conducted an intensive six day anti-poaching and wildlife crime investigation training for 21 forest personnel in Kaziranga National Park, Assam, in March 2016. The trainees, from Kaziranga National Park, Manas Tiger Reserve, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary and Kokrajhar, Nagaon, Mangaldai and Digboi Wildlife Divisions, spent a week working their way through...
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Freeland Trains Young Range Officers on Investigation and Law

(6 February, 2016) Experts from Freeland India trained up to 50 young Range Officers on crime scene processing and law at the Tamil Nadu Forest Academy, Coimbatore, on 6 February 2016. The trainees, from several states, were given the special classes by Freeland as part of the Director’s initiative to ensure they were exposed to as many real life scenarios as possible.  The class focused on...
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Officers Learn Sophisticated Investigation Techniques

(18 October, 2014) Forest and police officers from Madhya Pradesh learnt sophisticated new wildlife crime investigation techniques during a four-day training conducted by the Police Radio Training School (PRTS) and Freeland India in October 2014. The 36 trainees, all drawn from postings around important tiger reserves, spent an intensive four days acquiring information and practicing skills...
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Anti-Poaching and Investigations Training for Satpura Tiger Reserve Staff

(12 February, 2014) Twenty-five field staff of the Satpura Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh, India, underwent a nine-day intensive training course in February 2014, which imparted them with the skills to effectively carry out anti-poaching and wildlife crime investigation duties. The trainees ranked from forest guards to foresters and deputy rangers, including two female forest guards. The course...
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Global Investigators Meet to Stop Traffickers

(September 17, 2012) Over 30 law enforcement officers from Asia, Africa and the United States gathered to conduct joint training and operational planning aimed at dismantling criminal syndicates responsible for the ongoing slaughter of elephants, rhinos, tigers and other endangered species. The five day confidential session introduced new information and technology that facilitate cross-border...
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