Policemen on bicycles ride at the corniche in Beirut, Monday, March 2, 2015. (The Daily Star/Khalil Hassan)
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Projects like this are the product of an unlikely partnership between British, Northern Irish and Lebanese police forces to build community policing.Drew Mikhael, a consultant in political development with previous experience in security sector reform in Lebanon, said that the driving force behind reforms like the one in Ras Beirut was a common objective for police forces around the world. Many of these factors, however, have long been lacking in the Lebanese security sector – a fact that people like Mikhael other have been trying to change.Salamey noted that Lebanese police forces also face basic, less political challenges.After years of reform, however, the force became more diverse and representative of the communities and internationally known for its effective policing, counter-terrorism and public order programs.Mikhael explained that programs like these play an outsized role in effective security sector reform.George Ghali, program manager at Alef, a Lebanese human rights group, said that although there have been improvements, human rights accountability in the sector still has a long way to go.
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