ARLEMP is a training program aided by the Australian Federal Police with the aim of enhancing regional law enforcement management capability to address non-traditional security threats and transnational crimes. Since its inception in 2005, this program has organized 47 training courses for about 900 law enforcement officers, contributing to enhancing cooperation among law enforcement forces of countries in Asia-Pacific region.
During ARLEMP 48 lasting until April 5, 21 participating police officers from 16 countries will be trained mainly in counter-terrorism investigation. They will also participate in extra curricular activities such as visiting the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, exchanging experience with guests from Vietnam Ministry of Public Security, joining a BBQ for ARLEMP alumni at the Australian Embassy in Hanoi.
At the opening ceremony, Colonel Le Duc Tuyen emphasized that terrorism is expanding on a global scale, threatening peace and security in regions, including Southeast Asia. He called for more effective regional cooperation in counter-terrorism, and believed ARLEMP 48 themed “Counter-terrorism investigation” is a great platform for regional police officers to meet and share their skills and experience in the work.