Report about counter terrorism trainings in the Dominican Republic
Mr. Fernando Figueroa – Country Representative of IBSSA for the Dominican Republic gave a short report about conducting counter terrorism trainings with government officials in the country: “To date sixty-five personnel have passed through the Assassination Survival Training for Protection Agents course since January 2017.
Those in attendance have been senior ranking officers, Sergeants, Intelligence officers, Special Forces Operators, Counter Terrorism Units, US Diplomatic Security personnel, Police SWAT officers, Presidential Guards, the Specialized Security Core for the Metro, and The National Investigations Department (DNI), which is equivalent to the US FBI. They are trained in knife attacks, grenade and suicide bomber methods, intelligence and counter intelligence, ambush, sniper attacks, assassins and their profile, Motorcycle Hit Men team tactics, raising their survival percentage rate of such attacks.”
18th July IBSSA HQ