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Liberia Mission

Liberia Mission

On a special request from United Nations and direction of Govt. of India/Ministry of Home Affairs, a fully formed Female Police Unit (FFPU) was formed up with Mahila CRPF personnel which was further deployed in Liberia during Feb 2007, as part of an UN peacekeeping force in the strife-torn African nation.

Out of the 23 nations deployed there, only India has the privilege of having an exclusive women's team there, and it was the first exclusive female team of police which was pressed into action in any UN peacekeeping force.

This deployment is still on as part of the UN mission however is now supplemented by a male Contingent also. Tenure of each contingent is for one year. At present, 8th Batch of Female contingents and 5th Batch of Male contingents have been deployed in Liberia.

The Duties of FFPU Contingent Cover the Following:-

Sr. No. Duties
1 Security cover to MFA (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), HQrs of President of Liberia.
2 Mobile JTFP (Joint Task Force Patrol) with UNPOL & LNP (Liberian National Police) & respond to any emergency situation.
3 Foot Patrol along with Liberian National Police to curb crime in the area of responsibility.
4 Rapid Response- Stand by duties at LNP HQrs.
5 Anti-robbery back up patrol in violence prone areas.
6 Special operations including cordon and search.
7 Crowd/Riot control support to LNP / LEA (Law enforcement agency).
8 Protection of UNMIL staff and properties.
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