Intelligence & Investigations Department

The department is established pursuant to sections 53 A (5) of Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act (POCAMLA) and is responsible for conducting investigations for identifying, tracing, freezing, and seizing proceeds of crime.

This department is responsible for the following functions: –

  • Advise the Director on matters relating to investigations;
  • Receive and analyze intelligence information;
  • Prepare tactical, analytical, and strategic assessment reports to support intelligence-led investigations;
  • Process intelligence to facilitate investigative and other policy actions;
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the system of intelligence collection;
  • Conduct investigations in assets recovery matters;
  • Prepare quarterly and annual intelligence and investigations reports;
  • Cooperate with other relevant agencies in investigations;
  • Maintain investigation database in the recovery of proceeds of crime;
  • Identify training requirements and design appropriate capacity-building interventions for investigators;
  • Maintain investigations register for the agency;