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  1. Homeland Security Investigations
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  4. Transnational Criminal Investigative Units (TCIUs)

Transnational Criminal Investigative Units (TCIUs)

HSI’s Transnational Criminal Investigative Units (TCIUs) comprise trained and vetted foreign law enforcement officials who work closely alongside HSI to investigate and prosecute individuals involved in transnational criminal activity.

These units facilitate information exchange and rapid bilateral investigations.

TCIUs enhance the host country’s ability to investigate and prosecute individuals involved in transnational criminal activity that threaten the stability and national security of the region and pose continuing threats to the United States. TCIUs identify targets, collect evidence, share intelligence, and facilitate the prosecution of transnational criminal organizations through both the U.S. judicial system and in foreign countries.

The TCIU program was launched in September 2011 and has more than 600 vetted and trained foreign law enforcement officers in 16 locations across North, Central and South America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and Asia.

Last Updated: 04/22/2024
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