The mission of the International Law Enforcement Academy – Roswell is to provide advanced criminal justice management instruction to mid- to senior law enforcement officials from around the world and expose them to American society and institutions.
Our goals are to enhance the ability of experienced law enforcement officials to combat crime in their respective countries and encourage bilateral and regional cooperation in combating transnational crime.

Objectives for the ILEA-R are:

To promote effective cooperation among law enforcement agencies worldwide.
To provide an environment within law enforcement that encourages continual personal and professional development.
To prepare law enforcement management officials for increased responsibilities.
To improve managerial capabilities of program participants in combating international crime.
ILEA-R is a program of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs.

ILEA-R is administered through a Cooperative Agreement with the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT). NMT has partnered with Science Applications International Corporation, Sam Houston State University and Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell to operate the Academy.