The Afghan National Police, composed of 116,000 officers, many of them falsely enrolled on official manifests, is riddled with corruption and savaged almost … The vision will give the Afghan public a clear view of the future of policing, and officials of the various MoI departments will be able to use it to determine their relevant operational and tactical- level objectives, and to develop their operational plans. 0000276548 00000 n H*ͤ�]�E2�����h���v�I2Ao����K2z�}X|$, National Directorate of Security (NDS): The national intelligence agency with internal and external responsibilities. The MOI will strengthen its accountability mechanisms, and will remain committed to principles of the Tokyo Mutual Accountability Framework. 0000015865 00000 n NATO has roughly 11,000 troops in Afghanistan from several countries. The national police numbered 96,800 at the end of last year. 0000004305 00000 n 0000006034 00000 n Necessary changes in structures of MOI will be made in accordance, and for realizing, this vision. 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Before the 1978 Marxist revolution, according to military analyst George Jacobs, the armed forces included "some three armored divisions (570 medium tanks plus T 55s on order), eight infantry divisions (averaging 4,500 to 8,000 men each), two mountain infantry brigades, one artillery brigade, a guards regiment (for palace protection), three artillery regiments, two commando regiments, … In order to ensure implementation of this vision within the proposed time, this document will be supported by a series of two-year police plans that will contain the details of the programs and strategies required for achieving this vision. U.S. officials envision a swift expansion of Afghan security forces. Suggestions from working groups have also been considered together with higher-level national objectives, the present and future security needs of the country, notions of good governance, and the legitimate wishes of the Afghan people. 0000268027 00000 n <<434C0E775AD48A45ABA2BC1429ACC0DC>]>> The Afghan National Police (ANP) is an organization that falls under the control and responsibility of the Afghan Ministry of Interior, along with the Counter-Narcotics Police of Afghanistan (CNPA) and the Counter Terrorism Department. 0000283611 00000 n With a presence … 0000001726 00000 n It also touted how the Afghan national police — partly under the tutelage of NATO ally Germany — had 25,000 newly trained officers. The governor said high-level corruption in the police force meant that the Balkh authorities were unable to provide security for residents. 242 0 obj <>stream Afghan National Police (ANP): The primary police organization. �7~+��'!��d���{��6�˳ODx�("��tB��'\� 3�+z0�-Эw_~��`��̖2G�[��e��,�x 0000012567 00000 n The Afghan Armed Forces or Military, which consists of the Afghan National Army (ANA) and the Afghan Air Force (AAF) is under the control of the Ministry of Defense, and the Afghan National Police (ANP) is under the control of the Ministry of Interior. 0000288926 00000 n 0000005477 00000 n 0000268063 00000 n From the 1960s to the early 1990s, the Afghan army received training and equipment mostly from the former Soviet Union. Provide and maintain public order and security, protect the safety of individuals and their legal rights and freedoms, take measures to prevent crime with a specific focus on preventing and detecting serious crime, Timely detection of crimes, arresting suspects and perpetrators in accordance with the provision of the law, Fighting against moral deviation, social sedition and acts which disrupt public tranquility, Protecting public and private assets of national and international organizations, Fighting narcotics, organized crimes, corruption and insurgency, Facilitating good governance and providing the right of freedom of expression so that people can voice their concerns and judge, Fighting terrorism and economic and cybercrime in cooperation with the security agencies, Regulating traffic, preventing accidents and other unexpected situations in collaboration with other relevant government agencies, Providing relief aid to the victims of natural disasters and other unpredictable events, taking necessary measures and actions for providing public order and safety, obtaining public support for preventive activities, Controlling and protecting borders including international airports, the exit and entry of people at the borders, monitoring border traffic and checking documents in collaboration with other relevant agencies, Collecting weapons from irresponsible individuals, issuing licenses for carrying firearms, and monitoring the use of weapons, Providing security for legal demonstrations and strikes, and combating riots and disorder. The Afghan National Army (ANA) and Afghan National Police (ANP) are being increasingly battle-tested, but much is yet unknown about their capacity to stand primarily on their own. 0000011938 00000 n 0000283868 00000 n 0000289401 00000 n %%EOF Its primary responsibility will be to enforce the rule of law; maintain public order and security; detect and fight crimes; control borders; protect the rights, assets and freedoms of both Afghans and foreigners in Afghanistan according to national laws; and operate without ethnic, gender, language or religious discrimination. 0000006439 00000 n It facilitates the monitoring and evaluation of police performance and conduct, denotes the openness of the police institution to citizens, demonstrates police integrity in serving the people, opens access to the police for ordinary citizens, and prohibits the release of misinformation or the blocking of public access to the information needed to evaluate police performance and conduct. These units will perform their duties under the General Inspection Department or the General Department of Gender, Human Rights and Children, Transparency, Accountability and Responsibility. 0000002477 00000 n 0000010222 00000 n 0000284119 00000 n Email: info@moi.gov.af, Copyright © 2020 | MOI. 0000058336 00000 n It is different from accountability, which is individual and personnel or staff are accountable for their own actions. The Ministry of Interior Affairs (Pashto: د افغانستان د کورنیو چارو وزارت ‎) is headquartered in Kabul, Afghanistan, and is responsible for law enforcement in Afghanistan, civil order and fighting crime. D. Mechanisms for transparency and accountability, Mission of the Afghanistan National Police (ANP). 0000289690 00000 n The ANA has generally had far better command and control than the ANP with a more advanced (and functional) disciplinary and military justice system, to which the ANA TF would be fully subject. 0 There were no immediate claims of responsibility … Ten-Year Vision for the Afghan National Police: 1392-1402 Direction and Objectives of the Vision Within ten years the Afghan National Police (ANP) will become a unified, capable, and trustworthy civilian police service. 0000265259 00000 n The fighting forces that I was training and supervising were often a combination of the four. Complete clarity of role and responsibilities of police, Public access to information on police activities, Public information on the MoI budget and its expenditure, Ensuring sound environment through laws, regulations, standard operating procedures, and amendments to regulations, Increasing the effectiveness of personnel in the support departments, Observing moral principles in behavior and conduct, Easy access, quick and direct response, meeting security needs of individuals, Access without hindrance and responding to complaints without repercussions for the complainant, Using discretion in solving problems of the people, Just and impartial proceedings and responding to complaints without regard to personal views, Accountability of individuals to superiors, Professional and interpersonal skills of complaint officials, Observing work ethic, integrity and honor, The responsibilities, technical expertise, and institutional capacity of the Inspector General`s Department will be enhanced to focus on holding police officials accountable, addressing complaints about police misbehavior, and ensuring transparency, accountability and suppression of corruption, Inspection departments of deputy ministers will be brought under the umbrella of Inspector General’s Department, The Department will have inspection units in all provinces which will be independent from the provincial police chiefs and will be under direct supervision of the Inspector General, The Inspector General`s Department will have professional personnel, especially financial audit experts, to monitor expenses and contracts, and to ensure the smooth operation of all logistical affairs. 0000012182 00000 n But even by the Afghan government’s own admission, problems remain. The enactment of new laws requiring the production of evidence rather than a confession to secure a conviction need further discussion. The ANP will assume the role of community policing with a focus on rule of law. 0000294806 00000 n Afghan Local Police (ALP) Now part of ANP 0000010484 00000 n ... did not confirm or deny responsibility. Afghan Uniform Police 2. A: Transparency: Transparency emphasizes enforcing laws and regulations in an open way. 0000058236 00000 n 0000016564 00000 n Complaints units will be available in the capital and provinces to receive and process allegations of mistreatment and violation of human rights by police. A permanent working group at the leadership level will have regular meetings to discuss the issues related to the ministries, AGO, and the judiciary. Afghan National Army soldiers outside a military compound after a car bomb blast on the outskirts of Ghazni city. 0000005893 00000 n Over the last ten years the police have been used to fight insurgency, which has confused their role and functions. 0000042872 00000 n 174 69 0000012439 00000 n The questions of the length of time that police may keep detainees and whether investigations should be conducted by police or prosecutors will be decided. %PDF-1.6 %���� 0000006517 00000 n 0000003618 00000 n Police/Security Agencies. When the police perform their duties of enforcing the rule of law and maintaining public order in close cooperation with the public and other civil and social agencies, in an effort to achieve stable communities and serve the people, they are engaging in what is called community policing. Community policing has therefore become the preferred way around the world to carry out police functions. The ten-year vision is based on such legislative and directive documents as the Afghan Constitution, National Development Strategy, National Priority Programs, National Security and Inter-ministerial Strategy, and the Afghan Police Law. This working group will be composed of representatives from the Afghanistan Independent Bar Association, Afghanistan Independent Commission for Human Rights and the Ministry of Interior. x�bb�e`b``Ń3��&` }f The Ministry of Interior will review the existing laws and suggest necessary amendments for achieving this vision to the Ministry of Justice and the Parliament. trailer The Afghan police consists of approximately 160,000 police officers and the majority are patrolmen. Now the vision of the Ministry of Interior is to return police to the traditional duties they perform under the Afghan Police Law and to cease their participation in combat operations that require heavy weapons. 174 0 obj <> endobj The Afghan Local Police (ALP), which emerged from a range of village militias, is separate from the regular national police. endstream endobj 241 0 obj <>/Size 174/Type/XRef>>stream 0000289188 00000 n Under a U.S.-Taliban deal signed in Doha in February, all foreign forces are scheduled to leave Afghanistan by May 2021 in exchange for security guarantees from the militant group and a commitment to talk with the Afghan government in Kabul. ?�(�g�s5� �G���~�ء3��Mtb�c��.���䃢�\�{�n�5;�) �:�5?������K��n�Bϭ^��Ԍv��އ�V3�g�s��=�l8�/�i}n��d �S�R�,b9�0z�3�jpL��6�S�?׷�S߷�c�/L�=��u���1;�]�V�@�m˿ΐ[�ݍ�Tt���L��ܞ����E��������ҮL�F�m�R@aG]9��L}50���Kµ��l yD�f�� 0000017740 00000 n 0000012476 00000 n To date roughly $6.2 billion has been provided to train and equip it, but it is still widely perceived that the police are, in the words of U.S. Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke, “the weak link in the security chain,” lagging years behind development of the Afghan National Army. The border with Pakistan alone stretches approximately 1,200 miles, including the Border Security Zone which stretches 34 miles into Afghanistan and is considered t… The following are indicators of transparency: B: Accountability: Accountability means being answerable for one’s expected performance, and so it is a strong tool for control. The purpose of this ten-year vision is to describe the status we want the ANP to have achieved in ten years, and to specify both the strategic and long-term objectives of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) for the continuing development of the ANP, and the degree of restructuring that will be necessary for the improved performance of police duties and responsibilities. Under the proposed Afghanistan four-year plan, Afghan National Civil Order Police (ANCOP) and Afghan Border Police (ABP) will transition to the MOD, and ANA special forces and the Afghan Air Force will be expanded to meet offensive operational requirements. All Rights Reserved, Ministry of Interior Affairs Minister office, handling accidents and firefighting Police. 0000276285 00000 n They will grow to 134,000 by 2011 and 160,000 by 2013, according to Defense officials. The following are characteristics of an accountable system: C: Responsibility: means performing one’s duties and taking responsibility for an action. The civilian policing mentioned in the Chicago Agreement of May 2012, is concerned with traditional policing activities such as enforcing the rule of law, maintaining law and order on the streets and protecting human safety. Although the 2010 Afghan Local Police initiative brought them under the authority of The ANP will fight all forms of corruption in a committed, effective and tangible manner. Law mandates that “the police shall perform their duties under the leadership of the Minister of Interior in the capital, and under the guidance of the governors and district chiefs in the prov - inces and districts respectively .” 14 The minister of interior’s own “Ten-Year Vision for the Afghan 0000010760 00000 n According to Article 5 of the Afghan Police Law, the ANP shall have the following responsibilities: Relations with the Justice and Security Sector, Address: Kabul, Afghanistan The Afghan National Police falls under the authority of the Ministry of the Interior (MoI) and extends down to the district level, with a chief of police assigned to “each of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces and approximately 400 districts.” 5 xref 0000002964 00000 n 0000002300 00000 n Much progress has been accomplished, from infrastructure built to the numbers of officers trained. For five years, I was living “outside the wire” with Afghan National Police, Afghan Border Police, Afghan Highway Police, and Afghan village militia. The ANP is composed of the following sub-agencies: One major change is that the ANA TF falls under Afghan National Army command rather than, as the ALP does, the Afghan National Police. 0000000016 00000 n But Germany was not willing to provide sufficient funds and personnel for training the Police … By earning the trust and respect of the people, the ANP will gain public support, which may lead to people providing the intelligence and information needed for the police to fight crime and insurgency, as well as ensuring public order. 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