More than 3,500 officers have now graduated from Liberia?s Police Academy as part of UN-backed efforts to improve the rule of law in the West African country and help the nation rehabilitate after more than a decade of brutal civil war. Speaking at a weekend graduation ceremony for 367 officers, the UN Deputy Special Representative and Officer-in-Charge of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), Jordan Ryan, urged the new officers to be “professional in service delivery and accountable to the communities” they serve. (UN News)

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