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Central Service for the Fight Against Terrorism

Location: Niger

Type: Police

The Central Service for the Fight Against Terrorism (SCLCT) is made up of law enforcement personnel from Niger’s main policing entities: the National Police, the National Guard, and the Gendarmerie.

The SCLCT is the main actor in Niger responsible for counterterrorism investigations.

The SCLCT facilitates greater information sharing between the three branches of law enforcement in Niger on counterterrorism issues.

This profile is part of AOAV’s investigation into counter-IED (C-IED) actors around the globe. To see the list of all C-IED actors recorded by AOAV, see here. To see those engaged in the Middle East, the Sahel, North Africa or other highly impacted countries please see here, here, here, and here respectively. This research was made possible by funding from the NATO Counter Improvised Explosive Devices Centre of Excellence (C-IED COE). To read the full report, ‘Addressing the threat posed by IEDs: National, Regional and Global Initiatives’, see here.