Thai police strengthens cooperation with FBI and HSI to protect child victims and witnesses of crimes


On 10 – 14 July 2017, the Royal Thai Police in cooperation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) organized a training course on forensic interviewing of child and adolescent victims & witnesses in Bangkok. The participants include police officers, NGO representatives, and staff of the Children’s Advocacy Center (ACT) in Chiang Mai, Pattaya, and Phuket. Pol. Gen. Tamasak Wicharaya, Deputy Director of Center for Children, Women, Family Protection and Anti-Trafficking in Persons, Royal Thai Police, Mr. John Schachnovsky, FBI Legal Attaché in Bangkok and Mr. Eric McLoughlin, HSI Regional Attaché, also attended the training.

The Royal Thai Police has been working closely with the FBI and HSI to combat transnational organized crimes, including human trafficking and child exploitation.