government's program for training and supervising Haiti's police force was "fully coordinated and complementary" with the efforts of CIVPOL
The mounted force's role is to take charge of the scene and either transport the captured smugglers and material to the detention facility, or to assist the dismounted squad in securing the scene until CIVPOL
and KPS arrive to hand the detainees over to civil authorities for criminal prosecution.
Bilateral assistance programs, coordinated with or managed by CIVPOL
, provide the bulk of financial and technical support for retraining of domestic police forces.
The twelve members will join the SAPS Headquarter Element in Darfur, made up of five members under the command of Director Anand Pillay, who is also the Commissioner of the CIVPOL
component of the African Union's peace keeping mission in Sudan.
Immediately following the March riots, the process of transfer of jurisdiction over local police stations from KFOR to CIVPOL
and KPS was halted; subsequently, transfer continued, and all thirty-two jurisdictions in Kosovo were under local KPS patrol at the end of the period covered by this report.
On corresponding KFOR and CIVPOL
practice, see Richard Bullesbach, "Aufgaben offentlicher Sicherheit fur KFOR-Soldaten im Kosovo" (Public security challenges for KFOR soldiers in Kosovo), Humanitares Volkerrecht 2 (2001): 87.
5) In turn, the State Department has outsourced responsibility for the recruiting, training, and logistical support of CIVPOL
con tingents to a commercial contractor.
The United Nations' civilian police force, UNMIK CIVPOL
, raided an apartment building on the outskirts of Pristina in April and released 16 girls held captive for several months.
Police assistance organizations, such as CIVPOL
, the International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP), and International Police Monitors can be especially valuable for information exchange.
This report supplemented those of various groups analyzing the performance of KFOR, CIVPOL
and KPS during the March riots and the future role of each entity.
Driven largely by the military force protection concerns, policymakers (especially in the United States) have started to try to augment the roles and availability of CIVPOL
and other international police personnel in interim public security.
At the end of the period covered by this report, various groups released reports analyzing the performance of KFOR, CIVPOL
, and KPS during the March riots and the future role of each entity.