Branch Chief, Counterfeit & Security Document Branch – Interpol
Speaks at ID WORLD on Anti-counterfeiting
Jamil Darwish has worked for the U.S. Secret Service for 18 years. He was initially assigned to the New York Field Office where he investigated various financial crimes and counterfeit currency cases. He was subsequently assigned to the Presidential Protection Division in Washington DC where he worked for several years before being transferred to US Secret Service Headquarters.
Mr. Darwish has taught financial crimes and counterfeit currency investigations at the International Law Enforcement Academy in Gaborone, Botswana. He is currently the Branch Chief for INTERPOL’s Counterfeit and Security Documents Branch in Lyon, France.
Mr. Darwish has a Bachelor’s degree in sociology and psychology from Queens College, City University of New York and a Master’s Degree in International Relations and National Security Policy from Troy University.
“INTERPOL AND ITS INTERNATIONAL EFFORTS IN COMBATTING CURRENCY & SECURITY DOCUMENT COUNTERFEITING “
The presentation will describe the Counterfeit and Security Document Branch’s (CSDB) efforts in combating currency and security document counterfeiting. I will detail its programs, training, web based initiatives, conferences and latest endeavors.
I will emphasize CSDB philosophy in utilizing Public/Private partnerships in order to help achieve INTERPOL’s objectives. CSDB works with many law enforcement organizations, public institutions, and private industry in order to achieve its mission as they all contribute various levels and types of expertise.
I will highlight a few of CSDB’s initiatives to include Project S-Print, INTERPOL’s Birth Certificate/Registration Project, and INTERPOL’s Travel & ID Document Reference Centre.