Assistant Secretary of State and head of the U.S. Division of State’s Bureau of Worldwide Narcotics and Regulation Enforcement Affairs (INL), Ambassador William R. Brownfield, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister, Pervez Khattak, inaugurated the Joint Police Coaching Middle (JPTC) in Nowshera. The 9 million greenback middle funded by INL started working with elite law enforcement officials in Might 2014 and can proceed to coach as much as 600 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa law enforcement officials and 200 levy forces yearly in trendy and superior policing strategies.
“The US is proud to assist efforts to enhance citizen safety and improve police capability within the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa area,” stated Assistant Secretary Brownfield in his opening speech to Pakistani legislation enforcement officers. The JPTC is a contemporary coaching middle and the primary of its form in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The services embody barracks, helipads, a 400-meter taking pictures vary, rappelling towers, fight sheds, and mock city and rural terrain settings.
“This has all been achieved due to the exceptional partnership we share with the Pakistani authorities and folks, together with the legislation enforcement professionals who threat their lives every day to guard their communities,” stated Assistant Secretary Brownfield.
Since 2008, the U.S. Division of State’s Bureau of Worldwide Narcotics and Regulation Enforcement Affairs (INL) has labored with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s police and financed the development of police strains in Swat, in addition to donated automobiles, radios, surveillance gear, and life-saving private protecting gear.