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INL Assistance to Afghanistan


Afghanistan
December 1, 2007

The Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) supports maintenance and operation costs for seven INL Regional Training Centers (RTCs) in Kandahar, Konduz, Jalalabad, Gardez, Bamiyan, Herat and Mazar-i-Sharif; a Central Training Center in Kabul; and a Forward Operating Base in Islam Qala. Support includes salary and all logistical support for more than 500 police training advisors and mentors deployed throughout Afghanistan and at the Ministry of Interior. The Bureau provides continued support for community policing initiatives, law enforcement, revenue-generation initiatives and the establishment of specialized police units such as the Domestic Violence Unit and the Afghan National Civil Order Police. Read more on Civilian Police and Rule of Law Programs. [Photos courtesy of Angelic Young.]

Police at the Central Training Center in Kabul, Dec. 2007. [Photo courtesy of Angelic Young.]
Police at the Central Training Center in Kabul.
Female Police Officers in Kandahar, Dec. 2007. [Photo courtesy of Angelic Young.]
Female Police Officers in Kandahar.
Afghan National Police receiving defensive tactics training, Dec. 2007. [Photo courtesy of Angelic Young.]
Afghan National Police receiving defensive tactics training.
Afghan Nation Police praciticing SWAT team entry procedure techniques, Dec. 2007. [Photo courtesy of Angelic Young.]
Afghan Nation Police praciticing SWAT team entry procedure techniques.

 


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