But even by the Afghan government’s own admission, problems remain. The mission to advise and improve the Afghan National Police (ANP) is a vital component of the overall strategy for Afghan success. 0000002477 00000 n a�rp[. 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. 0000265204 00000 n 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, … 4. 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. Over the next ten years, the ANP will be a civilian community policing institution with strong relations with the people through formal and informal mechanisms, and serving the people according to their legitimate needs. Relations with the Public: Policing comes from the people and should serve the people, The ANP will protect the freedom and human rights of all Afghans in accordance with the Constitution, national laws of the country and international conventions to which Afghanistan is a signatory Community policing has therefore become the preferred way around the world to carry out police functions. But Germany was not willing to provide sufficient funds and personnel for training the Police … 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 0000020434 00000 n Ensuring the well-being of prisoners and detainees, protecting their human rights and facilitating their rehabilitation in accordance with the prison laws. 0000288926 00000 n By carrying out community policing services, the ANP will earn public trust and confidence and this will be the key to their success while performing their duties, since the public is the best source of intelligence and information about the criminals, insurgents and terrorists. These roles include: (1) serving as advisors and mentors to build ministerial capacity in areas such as financial and human resource management at the Afghan Ministry of Interior; (2) serving as mentors and trainers to develop Afghan commanders abilities to operate training sites … 0000010484 00000 n 0000010222 00000 n 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. Afghan national army soldiers arrive at the site of a suicide bombing in Ghazni province west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020. Institutional and individual competence to tackle crime remains low, while corruption, police criminality and abuses of power are pervasive. 0000003996 00000 n 0000012439 00000 n The Ministry of Interior will have effective systems, mechanisms, policies and regulations in place to fight corruption, prosecute corrupt officials and to prevent corruption taking place, In order to fight corruption in a robust and effective manner, the authority of the head of the Inspector General`s Department will be further increased. 0000009686 00000 n 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… 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. 0000003840 00000 n 0000042872 00000 n All police personnel should be accountable for their legal authority and duties, and accept the consequences of their actions. Community policing is not a separate branch of the ANP but an approach to the delivery of services that all police should understand and use to establish continuous friendly relations with the people and to earn their confidence and support. National Directorate of Security (NDS): The national intelligence agency with internal and external responsibilities. x�bb�e`b``Ń3��&` }f 0000295014 00000 n 0000004151 00000 n 0000057909 00000 n The Afghan Uniformed Police (AUP) is the largest component of the Afghan national police and is responsible for general policing duties under the Police Law. I was alone with my Afghan counterparts. 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. 0000010983 00000 n ��'�3ZX��f�o�s9���_)��bi�c�>�/O���x��M�d�kV�Q�L�S�M;�Fc�Lz���ˇvB\W�s�C?ű�@�����?�B�d� ��&���w�~�H�o��8�E�`to��$��K�˕��ԘTUb����0W7!��������!w �뺌G�x����o�V.l*Dd#�hY��Lœ����~N�B7���>]�2m�������%�BW�w��L9����i�.uӠz^� �Jt�֊� ">��#��KMP� �g��Έ��[r��!�/�0�FM�VKq�j1q���;����pVFFrt�3o�2y�KJNj(��)�4#��ӣ-t�Li�@ff�p5�6�c����z� The ANP will assume the role of community policing with a focus on rule of law. 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. 0000289401 00000 n Clear procedures including daily guidelines and instructions will be available for police and prosecutors in the following six: Procedures for prosecutors to raise awareness about indictment, authorization for arrests, court decisions, penalties and court orders to police, Procedure for delivering notices and arrest warrants, Procedures for cooperation between police and prosecutors when they receive information about the perpetration of a crime, Explaining the rights of people involved in a case, Protection of crime scenes before assessing the scene, Procedure for arrest and release of suspects. Ten-Year Vision for the Afghan National Police: 1392-1402. With a presence … 0000012567 00000 n startxref The Afghan police consists of approximately 160,000 police officers and the majority are patrolmen. 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. The ANP will abide by Afghan laws and international human rights conventions (including gender and children`s rights), and provide services to the people without any discrimination against gender, ethnicity, race, religion or social status, The ANP will maintain a visible presence among the people, be accessible to them and by the use of formal and informal complaints mechanisms will be publicly accountable, The ANP will conduct public awareness campaigns and programs to expand public knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of their national police and how the public can cooperate with the police. <<434C0E775AD48A45ABA2BC1429ACC0DC>]>> The Afghan Local Police (ALP), which emerged from a range of village militias, is separate from the regular national police. 0000016107 00000 n 0000012182 00000 n H*ͤ�]�E2�����h���v�I2Ao����K2z�}X|$, 0000012476 00000 n Formal mechanisms will be established to ensure consultation on important and mutual issues, including progress in judicial prosecution, collecting evidence and exchanging information. 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. The ANP is composed of the following sub-agencies: 1. 0000016324 00000 n The following are characteristics of an accountable system: C: Responsibility: means performing one’s duties and taking responsibility for an action. �čS���_�9}j|*[U��N o��K�;�b�294�)�� The police performing these activities could be either in uniform or plain clothes according to the regulations or job specifications of the various police departments. 0000016564 00000 n The Ministry of Interior, the National Police and the justice sector will submit joint suggestions to the government for the revision of laws, including the length of time suspects may be kept in detention centers. Over the last ten years the police have been used to fight insurgency, which has confused their role and functions. %%EOF 0000006034 00000 n 0000294806 00000 n It will be a unified and flexible force allowing personnel in the different police pillars of the ANP to transfer from one to the other when necessary, and winning public confidence by the use of community policing approaches to deliver policing services to the people of Afghanistan. 0000004975 00000 n 0000000016 00000 n One major change is that the ANA TF falls under Afghan National Army command rather than, as the ALP does, the Afghan National Police. 0000057763 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. The NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan (NTM-A) was a multinational military organisation, activated in November 2009, tasked with providing a higher-level training for the Afghan National Army (ANA) and Afghan Air Force (AAF), including defense colleges and academies, as well as being responsible for doctrine development, and training and advising Afghan National Police (ANP). �7~+��'!��d���{��6�˳ODx�("��tB��'\� 3�+z0�-Эw_~��`��̖2G�[��e��,�x 0000267646 00000 n 0000268063 00000 n By pursuing the principles and objectives of the peace and reintegration program, which is based on the decisions of the 2-4 June 2010 Consultative Jirga, and creating a lawful society, the ANP will pave the way for sustainable peace and socio- economic development of Afghanistan. Complaints units will be available in the capital and provinces to receive and process allegations of mistreatment and violation of human rights by police. Afghan National Police (ANP). It is different from accountability, which is individual and personnel or staff are accountable for their own actions. 0000011513 00000 n 0000283868 00000 n 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. 0000001726 00000 n This will enable the ANP and judicial institutions to access accurate information for analysis and assessment of cases simultaneously and on an online basis, as well as register and assess information at all levels. There were no immediate claims of responsibility … 0000010635 00000 n 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. 0000004459 00000 n 0000005893 00000 n Clear guidelines will be available to enable provincial and district police chiefs and the heads of prosecution offices to hold meetings on a regular basis. NATO has roughly 11,000 troops in Afghanistan from several countries. Over the last ten years the police have been used to fight insurgency, which has confused their role and functions. It sent forty-one officers to train 3,500 new Afghan police officers over three years. 0000058236 00000 n The ANP will fight all forms of corruption in a committed, effective and tangible manner. Ministry of Interior (MOI): Supervises interior security/law enforcement entities. A: Transparency: Transparency emphasizes enforcing laws and regulations in an open way. Email: info@moi.gov.af, Copyright © 2020 | MOI. Afghan National Army (ANA) to maintain security and the Afghan National Police (ANP) to provide law and order, was at the heart of the involvement in Afghanistan. The ANP, ANA, NDS, AGO, and Afghan judiciary will have distinct roles and responsibilities and perform their duties in close cooperation and coordination with each other. 0000004614 00000 n Local police units in a Ghazni district are routinely demanding villagers pay them tributes of money and agricultural goods, a two-month IWPR investigation has found. It also touted how the Afghan national police — partly under the tutelage of NATO ally Germany — had 25,000 newly trained officers. 0000002613 00000 n xref 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. 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The governor said high-level corruption in the police force meant that the Balkh authorities were unable to provide security for residents. For five years, I was living “outside the wire” with Afghan National Police, Afghan Border Police, Afghan Highway Police, and Afghan village militia. The national police numbered 96,800 at the end of last year. 0000294550 00000 n ?�(�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 0000015865 00000 n 0000002300 00000 n 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 0000002964 00000 n 0000003096 00000 n Meantime, the Afghan army is expected to number 134,000 by … endstream endobj 241 0 obj <>/Size 174/Type/XRef>>stream 174 0 obj <> endobj The MOI will strengthen its accountability mechanisms, and will remain committed to principles of the Tokyo Mutual Accountability Framework. 0000058181 00000 n The role of the Afghan Border Police (ABP) is to provide law enforcement capabilities at borders and entry points, including Afghanistan’s airports, in order to deter criminal activity and the movement of insurgents into Afghanistan.38 Afghanistan has approximately 3,500 miles of border, most of which is located in remote, mountainous areas. 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. 0000003187 00000 n 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. 0000005311 00000 n Phone: +93 (0) 20 220 1758 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. Necessary changes in structures of MOI will be made in accordance, and for realizing, this vision. 0000276548 00000 n Afghan Highway Police 3. The Afghan National Police (ANP), under the Ministry of Interior, has primary responsibility for internal order and for the Afghan Local Police (ALP), a community-based self-defense force. Its primary responsibility will be to enforce the rule of law; maintain public order The Case Management System will be functional in all province of the country and the MOI Department for Fighting Crimes will have relevant Case Management System positions in its Tashkil. Responsibility is collective and managers are responsible for the performance of their subordinates. 0000010760 00000 n Afghan Uniform Police 2. 0000284119 00000 n The Afghan National Police, composed of 116,000 officers, many of them falsely enrolled on official manifests, is riddled with corruption and savaged almost … 0000289690 00000 n Although the 2010 Afghan Local Police initiative brought them under the authority of 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. ... did not confirm or deny responsibility. 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. He acknowledged that much of the new Afghan National Police is made up of former mujahedin, the forces who fought and ultimately triumphed over the Soviet invaders. Approximate 73 percent of the country’s 149,000 national police last year were uniformed police. 0000283611 00000 n "All the Afghans, [especially] the young generation, they are ready to take responsibility. 0000268510 00000 n 0000268027 00000 n 0000268098 00000 n The enactment of new laws requiring the production of evidence rather than a confession to secure a conviction need further discussion. National Police at the center and the provincial level will hold regular consultative meetings with people in communities, civil society, human rights organizations, religious scholars and community leaders to receive their views, suggestions and criticisms of police performance, and to use their suggestions and feedback to improve the quality and effectiveness of police operations. Afghan Border Police 4. 0000011938 00000 n 0000289188 00000 n 0000006517 00000 n It controls the Afghan National Police. After nearly seventeen years since then, all the public institutions, particularly, the security sector is grappling with tremendous challenges such as omnipresent corruption. All Rights Reserved, Ministry of Interior Affairs Minister office, handling accidents and firefighting Police. 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. 0000058336 00000 n 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. 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. Much progress has been accomplished, from infrastructure built to the numbers of officers trained. 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. Criminal Investigation Department 5. 0000006170 00000 n The ANA, AAF, and ANP make up the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF). Afghan National Police (ANP): The primary police organization. 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. 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. In order to fight corruption more effectively, and prevent abuse of authority and mistreatment of people by the police, in addition to internal inspection and oversight by Inspector General and Professional Standards Department, the MoI will study the possibility of an external oversight mechanism to monitor police behavior. 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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. At the heart of the concept of community policing is the principle that in Afghanistan, where sovereignty belongs to people according to the article 4 of the constitution, the police should serve the people. 0000005477 00000 n From the 1960s to the early 1990s, the Afghan army received training and equipment mostly from the former Soviet Union. 0000276285 00000 n The fighting forces that I was training and supervising were often a combination of the four. 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