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In the camps of Syrian refugees in Jordan for the first time the police show up

In one of the largest camps for Syrian refugees located in Jordan’s Zaatari, first launched by the police. Responsible for the order entrusted to a retired Jordanian officers trained under the British program.

Zaatari is actually a city with a population of 80,000 people. It accounts for only 25 police officers. The guards there are no weapons, no transport. The camp administration expressed the hope that they will address to the police at the initial stage of the conflict.

At this stage, before the patrol set a more modest objective – to familiarize with the situation in the camp, to establish informal contacts with its citizens, so that local people feel they have to turn to.

The Zaatari camp, located 10 km from the Syrian border, opened in the summer of 2012. It was originally designed for 60,000 people. In total, Jordan has received over 600,000 refugees, about 100,000 of whom live in camps.




In the camps of Syrian refugees in Jordan for the first time the police show up 15.12.2015

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