Police

Kenya's constitution puts the upper house, the Senate, in charge of overseeing the devolution process and protecting the interests of county administrations. (Photo: Capital FM, Nairobi)
8 Mar 14
Observers say that by ignoring court orders, Senate members are undermining the rule of law.
Riot police take action in Nairobi's central business district. A further 166 police officers  will appear before the vetting panel on March 3. (Photo: Demosh/Flickr)
3 Mar 14
Critics say current process is flawed and further challenges lie ahead.
Afghan National Police officers search motorists at a vehicle checkpoint as part of security efforts. (Photo: United States Marine Corps)
17 Feb 12
Critics say force remains riddled with local factional interests.
Reporting Impact
3 Nov 11
IWPR story revealed that members of village security forces in Kapisa province were quitting over poor pay and equipment.
IWPR News
3 Nov 11
IWPR story revealed that members of village security forces in Kapisa province were quitting over poor pay and equipment.
Radovan Karadzic and Ratko Mladic on trial at the ICTY. (Photo: ICTY)
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28 Oct 11
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Riot police take action in Nairobi's central business district. A further 166 police officers  will appear before the vetting panel on March 3. (Photo: Demosh/Flickr) Radovan Karadzic and Ratko Mladic on trial at the ICTY. (Photo: ICTY) Vincent Otti, the late deputy leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army, whose weapons continue to circulate in northern Uganda, posing a threat to the local population. (Photo: Euan Denholm/IRIN) Afghan National Police recruits swear an oath of allegiance during a graduation ceremony. (Photo: U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Kevin Wallace) Female ANP officers prepare for shooting practice. (Photo: US Navy/Brian Brannon) Kenya's constitution puts the upper house, the Senate, in charge of overseeing the devolution process and protecting the interests of county administrations. (Photo: Capital FM, Nairobi)
Early on the morning of March 1 2008, riot police gained control of most of central Yerevan after breaking up an opposition tent-city in the middle of the capital. Afghan police are now allowed to shoot suspects if they attempt to flee.(Photo: US Army/Specialist Lester B. Colley)
Balkh police struggling to deal with surge in violent crime. (Photo: U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jeff Nevison) Kurdish security forces move to pacify demonstrators in the town of Pirmagrun on December 23, following a day of rioting that left dozens of people wounded. By nightfall, hundreds of riot police and troops had entered the town in armoured personnel carriers followed by ambulances. The security forces announced their arrival by firing automatic weapons in the air, eyewitnesses said. Afghan National Police officers search motorists at a vehicle checkpoint as part of security efforts. (Photo: United States Marine Corps) Group of IWPR trainees in Shiberghan discussing exercise. (Photo: IWPR)