Tag Archives: Ethiopia

Police executive development in Africa

This article reports completion of the 5th Police Senior Command and Staff Course, a 1-year program hosted by the Rwanda National Police College, with 26 graduates representing 10 countries. According to the college’s commandant, “The ultimate goal is to prepare … Continue reading

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Harmonizing police training in East Africa

This article reports an agreement among several countries in East Africa to harmonize their police training curricula in order to facilitate joint investigations and other regional security initiatives.

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Ethiopian policing

This essay provides some background on progress toward demilitarization, depoliticization, and decentralization of policing in Ethiopia since 1991.

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Police encounters along the way

Here’s an interview with a journalist who is on a 7-year walk around the world. He reflects on the 42 times he has been stopped by police during the first two years of his trek.

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Hybridization of security in Somalia

This paper by an Ethiopian scholar and former police official discusses the challenges of security sector governance in Somalia, where the central government remains very weak and people depend on militias and clan elders for safety and justice.

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