Afghan police school tries to fix struggling force

The National Police Academy in Afghanistan is trying to change the face of the force long riddled with corruption and incompetence, along with rivalries within factions, as the U.S. and NATO plan to withdraw all forces from the country at the end of 2014.

Azim Aga, right, from northern Baghlan province, a fresh police recruit, smiles during a break at the police academy in Kabul, Afghanistan. "Right now the police who are on the street are not educated and are from the jihad, a reference to Afghanistan's successive wars, 'We will be proud policemen.'" Aga said. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

Azim Aga, right, from northern Baghlan province, a fresh police recruit, smiles during a break at the police academy in Kabul, Afghanistan. "Right now the police who are on the street are not educated and are from the jihad, a reference to Afghanistan's successive wars, 'We will be proud policemen.'" Aga said. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

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