U.S. Reports Iraqi Police Progress
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- The U.S.-led coalition has reported progress in the
development of the Iraqi police.
Officials said police have improved security in central Iraq. They said
police in Wasit province has achieved significant gains in capability in
"The current leadership is more disciplined and training-focused," 1st
Lt. Lynette Jefferson, a platoon leader for the 511th Military Police
Company, said. "They're taking their jobs more seriously."
Officials have attributed the improvement of Wasit police to their new
commander. They said province police chief Maj. Gen. Hanin Al Amir,
appointed in September 2007, increased discipline and security in the