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General Command of Police Special Units (GCPSU)

Member of Provincial Response Company (PRC) Wardak, Afghanistan The GCPSU is the command section of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) with responsibility for the police special units. Some of these police special units are the Provincial Special Units (PRUs) located in many of the provinces. In addition, there are national level special police units as well (222, 333, 444, etc.).  The GCPSU is advised by special operators of the Special Operations Joint Task Force - Afghanistan and NATO Special Operations Component Command - Afghanistan (NSOCC-A).

 (Photo DVIDS March 2011).


1. See Establishing a Police Force for Afghanistan by the Institute for the Study of War. Accessed here on the ISW website on December 29, 2011.

News Stories about the GCPSU

April 29, 2013. Provincial Response Companies train for special missions. DVIDS. News release provides info on police SWAT teams located at provinces. Access here.





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