400 cadets join Afghan policeJanuary 18th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 18 (IANS) A total of 400 cadets Wednesday joined the Afghan National Police (ANP), an official said.
The trained officers were commissioned to ANP Wednesday, Gen. Baba Jan, commander of the Pamir Zone, said.
The officers are ready to be deployed, he said at the graduation ceremony in Mazar-i-Sharif city.
The government has stepped up efforts to train and equip the police and the army as the coalition forces have handed over the security responsibilities of several areas to the Afghan authorities, Xinhua reported.
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