AMISOM trains Jubaland Police to counter violent extremism

The Police component of the African Union Mission in Somalia, AMISOM, has concluded training for Jubaland State Police personnel on prevention and countering violent extremism and radicalization.

Fifty police officers drawn from various police stations across Jubaland attended the one-day training that also aimed to enable them to identify and combat extremism, especially ahead of the national elections.

For the elections, the Somali Police Force will lead the National Election Security Taskforce responsible for securing the electoral process while AMISOM Police will provide them with the needed support.

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Source: Horn Observer