The Directorate of Criminal Investigations and the Federal Bureau of Investigation discussed ways to enhance the relationship between the two agencies in the fight against transnational organized crimes and more specifically terrorism and violent extremism.
The conversation between the DCI Director Mohamed Amin who received FBI’s Assistant Director of the Counterterrorism Division Robert R. Wells, based at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. focused on exploring ways in which the two entities can further strengthen collaboration.
Wells who was accompanied by his colleague Leonard Williams paid a courtesy call to Amin at his Mazingira complex offices along Kiambu Road.
The high-ranking FBI officials also acknowledged the
country’s efforts in the fight against organized crimes not only in Kenya but across the African
On his part, the DCI Chief thanked the FBI for the long-standing relationship enjoyed by the two agencies that had benefited both agencies in the execution of their mandates.
In particular, Amin noted that the FBI had previously sponsored and facilitated capacity development programmes aimed at improving the investigative and professional capacity of our officers in dealing with transnational organised crimes.
The two FBI Directors were later led on a tour of the DCI National Forensic Laboratory by the DCI deputy director Ireri Kamwende.