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Over 1,800 Police to be Trained in New Centres in Tripoli

Over 1,800 Police and Judicial Police Officers to be Trained in Newly Rehabilitated Centres in Tripoli The President of the Presidency Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez al-Sarraj, and the Special Representative of Secretary-General and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Ghassan Salame, inaugurated today, three recently rehabilitated police […]

Libyan Law Enforcement Officers complete Training in UK

By John Lee. Twenty law enforcement officers from across Libya have just completed their command and leadership training program with the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA). The NCA’s mission is to protect the public from the most serious organised crime, including the sexual exploitation of children, the smuggling of illegal firearms, cyber crime, human trafficking […]

Libya recruits 500 Diplomatic Security Personnel

By John Lee. Libya’s Tropoli-based Interior Ministry has reportedly approved the recruitment of 500 new security personnel to protect foreign embassies and missions in Libya. Col. Wissam Al-Jama, the head of the diplomatic security service, told Xinhua that the new recruits will receive “substantial training.” He added that a number of EU embassies will reopen […]

Creating a Model Police Station at Hai Al-Andalus

The Strengthening Local Capacity for Resilience and Recovery in Libya project of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), funded by the European Union, has concluded in partnership with the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), the EU Delegation to Libya, the EU Border Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM) and the EU Liaison and Planning […]

Libya’s First Female CSIs Train in UK

On Monday, the UK welcomed the first women in Libya to become crime scene investigators (CSI). The 11 CSIs and a senior Libyan police officer visited Southampton Central Police Station to learn more about working in the role. Libyan police have recruited their first female CSIs in a bid to encourage more women to report […]

Libyan Govt to Re-Equip Army, Police

AfriqueJet reports that the Libyan government has reaffirmed its commitment to fully support the army and police with the required logistics and equipment to tackle the security issues the country is currently facing. Prime Minister Ali Zeidan made the commitment at a meeting with top officials from the army, police and border guards to discuss […]

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UK Boost to Economy and Policing in Libya

The UK will provide vital support to the economy and policing in Libya, its International Development Minister Alan Duncan (pictured) announced from Tripoli, ensuring gains made since the overthrow of Qadhafi will not be lost. The UK will help renovate Libya’s police training academy so that it can provide residential courses to train more than […]