The Afghan criminal justice system continues to make impressive strides in implementing the rule of law and demonstrating its national sovereignty in the criminal justice system at the Justice Center in Parwan. Established in June 2010, the JCIP exists to ensure fair and impartial justice for those defendants alleged of committing national security crimes in the Afghan criminal justice system.
All military operations are based on specific timetables, and many such operations are, in fact, time critical. The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak, Minister of Defense for the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and Gen. John Allen, commander, U.S. Forces – Afghanistan, called for the transition of Afghan national detainees to Afghan authority.
Forensics—just a few years ago, the general population did not know the meaning of the word. But today, due in no small part to the popularity of investigative television serials and reality shows, the word now has a permanent place in our vernacular. What many people do not know is that the Afghan Criminal Techniques Academy in Parwan teaches these cutting-edge investigative techniques to its students, 22 of which graduated May 5.