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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 […]

Govt Must Exercise its Authority

A basic requirement of a functioning and civilised society is the ability to rely on the police and the courts to uphold the law and to resolve disputes fairly. When those functions are usurped by groups outside the state's control, we get anarchy, mob rule, and corruption. This was the case in Libya, and it […]

Turkey Boosts Role in Libya by Training Police

Turkey is training Libyan law enforcement to help establish security and promote a peaceful transition to democracy in a united Libya. 817 Libyan police academy students arrived in Istanbul last week to train at the Adile Sadullah Mermerci Police Centre, where they will spend seven and a half months before returning to home to take […]

Turkey donates Libya police cars, uniforms

Ankara has presented Libya with 30 free police vehicles and 6,000 police uniforms as part of a host of Turkish efforts to help train the North African country’s law enforcement officers. Speaking at a ceremony yesterday in Tripoli, Turkish Economy Minister Zafer Çağlayan said 1,500 Libyan police would be trained in Turkey between March and […]

Italian PM, Delegation Start Visit to Libya

Italian prime minister Mario Monti arrived in the Libyan capital, Tripoli Saturday to revive a treaty of friendship and to offer his nation's expertise in training police in the country that after an eight-month revolution emerged from the dictatorial rule of Muammar Gaddafi. On his first visit to Libya since the ousting of Gaddafi, Monti […]