M. Aristide DAGOUProfession: Police Officer,
Corps: Senior Police Officers,
Rank: Divisional Police Commissioner,
Nationality: Beninese
Marital status: Married and father of four children

ACADEMIC STUDIES AND DIPLOMAS
2015-2016: Master 2 in Criminal Law and Criminal Sciences, University of Parakou, Benin
2001-2002: Master of Law, Mention Bien, University of Abomey Calavi, Benin
2000-2001: Law degree, University of Abomey Calavi, Benin
1999-2000: Obtained a second Baccalaureate series A 1 with Mention Assez Bien, Free candidate, Benin
1999-2000: Diploma of General University Studies in Law, University of Abomey Calavi, Benin
1994-1995: Diploma of General University Studies in Economics, University of Abomey Calavi, Benin
1991-1992: Obtaining the Baccalaureate series C with Mention Assez Bien, CEG Sainte Rita, Benin
1988-1989: Certificate of undergraduate studies, CEG Sainte Rita, Benin
1984-1985: Certificate of primary studies, Public Primary School of Azovè, Benin

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING AND DIPLOMAS
2018: Training of trainers on Disaster Risk Management at the Alioune B. BEYE Peacekeeping School in Mali
2018: Basic training on Disaster Risk Management at the Alioune B. BEYE Peacekeeping School in Mali
2018: Basic training on CBRN risk management (Nuclear, Radiological, Biological, Chemical)
2018: Training on the command of crisis and disaster operations by the State of North Dakota via the US Embassy in Benin
2017: Training on Refugee Law in Sanremo (Italy)
2017: Training of trainers (ToT) on laws and policies relating to the protection of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) by UNHCR in Dakar (Senegal)
2017: Training on the management of UNHCR projects and programs in Dakar (Senegal)
2013-2014: Training and obtaining of the Diploma of Higher Applied Police Studies (DESAP), National Superior School of the National Police, Cotonou (Benin)
2014: Diploma course on disaster response, US Embassy, ​​Cotonou (Benin)
2011: Training of Trainers and obtaining of the trainer of trainers diploma within the framework of the AFORMA project, French Embassy and National Police School, Cotonou (Benin)
2011: Diploma course on the fight against international drug trafficking, ECOWAS and INTERPOL, Lomé (Togo)
2008: Training on democratic crowd management and new law enforcement techniques, French Embassy, ​​OISSEL National Police School in FRANCE
2008: Diploma course on crisis and natural disaster management, US Embassy Cotonou (Benin)
2008: Diploma course on Peacekeeping missions, US Embassy, ​​Cotonou (Benin)
2006: Diploma course on the protection of high personalities, French Embassy, ​​Cotonou (Benin)
2005: Diploma course on the rights of refugees and internally displaced persons, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Cotonou (Benin)
2005: Diploma course on the development of public security command skills, Egyptian Embassy, ​​Egyptian Police Academy - First prize for the internship, Cairo (Egypt)
2003: Training and obtaining of the Diploma of Police Commissioner, National School of Police - Major de Promotion, Cotonou (Benin)
1995: Training and diploma as an agent of the Republican Security Company, French Embassy, ​​Cotonou (Benin)
1995: Training and diploma of Peacekeeper, Cotonou (Benin)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
Since December 2018: Instructor in Disaster Risk Management at the Alioune Blondin Beye School of Peacekeeping in Bamako (ECOWAS and African Union School of Excellence)
Since January 2017: Director General of the National Civil Protection Agency of Benin, and Permanent Secretary of the National Commission in charge of Refugees (CNR), Benin
2015-2016: Assistant to the Director General of the National Police, Benin
2014-2015: Expert of the United Nations Police in Haiti, Head of the electoral security section, Haiti
2013-2014: Central Director of the Judicial Police, Benin
2012-2013: Expert of the United Nations Police in Cote d´Ivoire, Head of the Project for the Fight against Transnational Organized Crime in West Africa (WACI), Cote d´Ivoire
2011-2012: General Delegate of the Interministerial Committee for the Fight against the Abuse of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (DG-CILAS) at the Ministry of the Interior, Public Security and Worship, Benin
2008-2010: United Nations Police Expert, Instructor-Trainer in the Human Resources Development Section “Induction Training” to train new United Nations Police Officers, Haiti
Team leader in charge of the operational management of camps for internally displaced people in Port au Prince following the violent earthquake in Haiti.
2008: Head of an official United Nations SPAT mission in Senegal for the selection of new Senegalese officers to serve in the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), Senegal
2007-2008: Director of the Republican Security Companies, Benin
2006-2007: Cabinet attaché to the Minister in charge of security cumulatively with the functions of Assistant and Head of the Minister's Security cell, Benin
2004-2006: Commissioner of the Commissariat of the 5th Arrondissement of Cotonou (Commissariat Xwlacodji), Benin
2004: Trainer to date in Law Enforcement and Public Freedoms at the National Police School and the National Police School, Benin
1995-2003: Agent of the Republican Security Companies, Benin

  • Several letters of congratulations from various Directors General of the National Police and various Ministers in charge of Security
  • Letter of congratulations from the Chief of the United Nations Police in Haiti
  • Decoration of the International Civil Protection Organization to the rank of Knight in the International Order of Civil Protection
  • United Nations decoration in Ivory Coast
  • United Nations decorations in Haiti
  • Decoration of the President of the Republic of Haiti in the National Order