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