The police in Shahjoy no longer resemble a “posse,”

Army Capt. Dave Perry and Afghan National Police Lt. Fazal Rahman brief Afghan patrolmen before a presence patrol in Nowrak village, Afghanistan. Rahman commands these patrolmen from a patrol base in the Shahjoy district of Zabul province. Perry leads the district’s police mentoring team, which is training the Afghan officers to extend their presence beyond the road into the nearby villages. Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David M. Votroubek, USN

Team Works to Turn ‘Posse’ Into Professional Police Force

Capt. Dave Perry and Afghan National Police Lt. Fazal Rahman brief Afghan patrolmen before a presence patrol in Nowrak village in the Shahjoy district of Afghanistan’s Zabul province. Rahman commands these patrolmen from a patrol base in the district, where they maintain security along Highway One. Perry leads the district’s police mentoring team, which is training the Afghan officers to extend their presence beyond the road into the nearby villages. Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David M. Votroubek, USN

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3 responses to “The police in Shahjoy no longer resemble a “posse,”

  1. Perry wears the divisional patch I wore 39 years ago in Vietnam. If only I was younger…

  2. When I was in Afghanistan I had a 61-year old partner from the 9ID Cookie Cutter River Rats. Neither one of us were soldiers, but we worked for a company that hired ex-soldiers.

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