Somali Police Force Maritime Police Unit exercise

Five small boats with the Somali Police Force Maritime Police Unit conduct a maritime exercise demonstrating their capabilities off the coast of Mogadishu, Somalia. Representatives from approximately seven countries involved in improving security and stability in Somalia observed the demonstration Aug. 25, 2016. Trained by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the maritime police unit received two new vessels for training and interdiction operations around the coast of Somalia.

By SSgt Tiffany DeNault CJTF-HOA/PAO Djibouti Aug 26, 2016
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Photo 1 of 8: MOGADISHU, Somalia- A Somali Police Force soldier signals five small boats from the Somali Police Force Maritime Police Unit to begin an exercise demonstration, Aug. 25, 2016, in Mogadishu, Somalia. The demonstration showed the maritime unit’s capabilities with its two new vessels, to representatives of approximately seven countries involved in improving stability and security in Somalia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
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Photo 2 of 8: MOGADISHU, Somalia- Five small boats with the Somali Police Force Maritime Police Unit conduct a maritime exercise demonstrating their capabilities off the coast of Mogadishu, Somalia. Representatives from approximately seven countries involved in improving security and stability in Somalia observed the demonstration Aug. 25, 2016. Trained by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the maritime police unit received two new vessels for training and interdiction operations around the coast of Somalia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
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Photo 3 of 8: MOGADISHU, Somalia- Representatives from United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime gather with exercise leads to conduct a Somali Police Force Maritime Police Unit exercise to demonstrate capabilities with its two new vessels, Aug. 25, 2016, in Mogadishu, Somalia. The boat teams demonstrated interdiction operations to representatives from approximately seven countries involved in improving security and stability in Somalia, by capturing a mock hostile boat with exercise participants. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
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Photo 4 of 8: MOGADISHU, Somalia- An exercise participant jumps from a boat to reach the shore during a Somali Police Force Maritime Police Unit exercise demonstrating the unit’s capabilities Aug. 25, 2016. Representatives from approximately seven countries involved in improving stability and security in Somalia observed the demonstration off the coast of Mogadishu. Trained by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the maritime police unit received two new vessels for training and interdiction operations around the coast of Somalia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
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Photo 5 of 8: MOGADISHU, Somalia- Representatives from approximately seven countries attend a Somali Police Force Maritime Police Unit exercise demonstrating the unit’s capabilities with two new vessels, Aug. 25, 2016, in Mogadishu. Mentors from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime trained the maritime unit to perform interdiction operations around the coast of Somalia with their new vessels. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
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Photo 6 of 8: MOGADISHU, Somalia- Exercise participants from the Somali Police Force Maritime Police Unit collect a mock hostile boat and its crew during a maritime exercise demonstration of the unit’s new vessels, Aug. 25, 2016, in Mogadishu, Somalia. Representatives from approximately seven countries who assist in improving security and stability in Somalia attended the exercise demonstration and briefing from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime mentors on maritime and custodial work in Somalia. UNODC mentors trained the maritime unit to perform interdiction operations around the coast of Somalia with their new vessels. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
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Photo 7 of 8: MOGADISHU, Somalia – Representatives from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime brief attendees from approximately seven countries about maritime and custodial work in Somalia during a Somali Police Force Maritime Police Unit exercise, Aug. 25, 2016, in Mogadishu, Somalia. The boat teams demonstrated interdiction operations by taking control over a mock hostile boat with their two new vessels. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
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Photo 8 of 8: MOGADISHU, Somalia- An exercise conducted by the Somali Police Force Maritime Police Unit brings a mock captured crew to the exercise attendants in order to demonstrate the unit’s capabilities with new training vessels, Aug. 25, 2016, in Mogadishu, Somalia. Representatives from approximately seven countries working to improve security and stability in Somalia attended the exercise demonstration and brief from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime mentors on maritime and custodial work in Somalia. The UNODC mentors trained the maritime unit to perform interdiction operations around the coast of Somalia with their new vessels. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
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