"We are building an accountable Palestinian Police force"

“Our task is to advise and mentor the Palestinian Civil Police to enable their 8,500 officers to provide safety, public order and professional law enforcement throughout the West Bank. Our team focus on establishing internationally recognized police standards, practices and methods but also on developing a service minded approach towards the Palestinian public”, says Simon O’Connor.

Simon O’Connor is Head of the Mission’s Police Advisory Section and supervises a team of 28 uniformed Police Advisers from the European Union Member States and Canada, as well as five civilian Palestinian nationals.

Read his full story in the new edition of the Mission’s Newsletter here