Afghan Local Police

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    ** FILE ** Members of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) listen to a speech during a ceremony presenting new uniforms for the ALP at Gizab village of Uruzgan province, southwest of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday, April 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)


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    ** FILE ** Members of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) listen to a speech during a ceremony presenting new uniforms for the ALP at Gizab village of Uruzgan province, southwest of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday, April 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)


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    ** FILE ** Members of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) listen to a speech during a ceremony presenting new uniforms for the ALP at Gizab village of Uruzgan province, southwest of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday, April 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)


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    Villagers join Afghan Local Police on Thursday, March 29, 2012, for a ceremony in Gizab at which new uniforms were presented. Commanders think the units are capable of holding villages after NATO troops clear out the enemy. (Associated Press)


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    Afghan Local Police officers are chosen, based on their loyalty, by village elders who are opposed to the Taliban. The members are geared for defense and trained by U.S. special-operations forces. Each local force is dedicated to one village. (Associated Press)


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