International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program Law and Legal Definition

International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program or ICITAP is a program of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Division. The ICITAP works with foreign governments to develop professional and transparent law enforcement institutions that aim to protect human rights, combat corruption, and reduce the threat of transnational crime and terrorism.

The ICITAP supports both national security and foreign policy objectives. It works in co-operation with the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Department of Defense, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation. These agencies fund ICITAP.