Intendente Jefe Gabriel Bernardo Rico Meneses, Coordinador Unidad CBRN y Técnico en Explosivos, Policia Nacional, Colombia
Superintendent Rico Meneses stands out for his preparation and development of training for police and military officials from Central and South American countries as well as investigators from the Scientific Police and Criminalistics department of the National Police of Colombia. These trainings were in numerous areas including pollution control techniques, personal protection equipment and management of criminal incidents with chemical agents, and detection and identification of radioactive materials and bio-terrorism. In the same way, he has consolidated the CBRN response procedures.
He stands out for his capacity for management and innovation in the strengthening of national capacities to face attacks with Weapons of Mass Destruction, notably his participation in the realization of specialized processes for the National Police and state organisms.