120 cars for Iraqi Police
CAMP ECHO, Iraq – Multi-National Division Central South handed over 120 police cars to Iraqi Police in the Babil and Diwaniyah provinces Oct. 4.
Iraqi policemen were also equipped with new weapons, ammunition and uniforms.
The new four-wheel drive cars are designed for any kind of police missions. The cars are equipped with communications devices, air conditioning and special lights for night searches.
The cars and police equipment are sponsored by Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq (MNSTC-I). Its mission is to assist the Iraqi Government in the development, organization, training, equipping, and sustainment of Iraqi Security Forces capable of defeating terrorism and providing a stable environment.
Iraqi Police in Babil and Quadisiyah provinces also received new equipment including 1700 personal guns, 35,000 rounds of ammunition and180 uniforms. Police in the Wasit province received 1000 personal guns and about 20,000 rounds of ammunition.
Multi-National Division Central South organized the transfer of the cars and equipment. From the beginning of the mission in Iraq MNDCS has prepared about 20,000 officers for various Iraqi Police formations.
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Iraqi Police check out their new vehicles given to them by Multi-National Central South.
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