§ The Earl of Sandwich
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What training they provide for the police forces in Afghanistan. [HL5404]
§ Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean
Two senior Afghan police officers funded by the Government attended the International Commanders Course at Bramshill (UK) in early 2002. The seven-strong US-led International Police Training Mission that has been providing both basic and specialised training in Kabul since June 2003 includes two UK police advisers. A further team of four UK police advisers deployed to Kabul in July to run a three-year, £6.7 million pound programme to establish crime scene investigation units for the Afghan National Police. They are supported by additional visiting UK trainers and consultants.