U.S. provided gadgets worth US$ 25 million to Sindh Police since 2012

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KARACHI, Dec 13 (APP):The United States Government has provided
more than US$ 25 million worth of equipment besides helping train over
50,000 Sindh Police officers under a collaboration with the Sindh
Police since 2012.
United States Consul General JoAnne Wagner addressing the
ceremony to inaugurate Firearms Simulators donated by United States to
Increase Police Training Capacity and Operational Readiness of Sindh
Police explained the reasons for the continued support to the police
department.
“The United States provides assistance to Sindh because we
recognize that its police serve on the front lines of Pakistan’s
efforts to combat violent extremism and build a more secure, stable,
and democratic society,” she said.
During the ceremony held at Saeedabad Police Training College,
Karachi Sindh police chief, Dr. Syed Kaleem Imam received over 377
million rupees (2.7 million USD) worth of firearms simulators to
improve the capacity of the institution and increase its ability to
deliver safe and proper firearms training for police personnel.
The donation came from the U.S. Mission Pakistan.
The United States Department of State’s Bureau of International
Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs was said to work in more than 90
countries to help countries combat crime and corruption, counter
drug-related offence, improve police institutions, and promote laws
and court systems that are fair and accountable.
On the occasion Sindh Inspector General of Police along with
other officials of the department also demonstrated the application of
simulators aimed at enhancing professional capacities of the cops in
realizing their responsibilities towards public protection against
criminals.