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Training day for Iraqi police
Bid to build investigation skills is part of wider plan in run-up to US troop withdrawal.
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 10:12 GMT

Since the 2003 US-led invasion in Iraq that toppled Saddam Hussein, the US has spent billions of dollars to train and equip the Iraqi police force.

It is part of a wider plan to build up the country's security forces that could stand on its own two feet in advance of the withdrawal of US troops.

Al Jazeera's Omar al-Saleh visited one training course in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi.

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Al Jazeera
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