19 December 2012

Angola: Over 7,000 Police Staff Trained in 2012

Luanda — The general commander of the Angolan National Police, Ambrósio de Lemos said on Wednesday in Luanda that the corporation trained this year more than 7000 members in various specialities.

Ambrosio de Lemos, who was speaking at the closing ceremony of more than ten courses, said that the actions enabled the strengthening of the operational capacity of staff to combat crime.

The courses focussed on various fields of policing, with emphasis on the techniques and tactics of criminal investigation, economic activities, public order, protection of strategic goals and diplomatic missions, snipers, information and analysis.

He informed that the closure of these courses marks the end of academic year of training and preparation of the police, which started on 28 February 2012.

The action involved the training of staff in the country and abroad, with the cooperation of the counterpart police institutions, mainly those from Cuba, Portugal and Brazil.

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