Senate Hearing on Afghan Police Training Contracts

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Date: Thursday, April 15, 2010
Time: 02:30 PM
Location:  Dirksen Senate Office Building, room 342

The purpose of the hearing was to examine Defense Department and State Department contracts for police training in Afghanistan, including the State Department’s Civilian Police (CIVPOL) Program contract in support of the Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan (CSTC-A). The hearing will review the recently released joint audit of this contract by the Defense Department and State Department Inspectors General and explore concerns related to management and oversight of the contract.

The hearing also address GAO’s recent decision sustaining the contractor DynCorp’s protest of the Defense Department’s plans to transfer management of the contract to the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Counter-Narcoterrorism Technology Program Office (CNTPO).

Additional information and materials relating to this hearing are available at

Panel 1
  • The Honorable Gordon S. Heddell (view testimony)
    Inspector General
    U.S. Department of Defense

  • Evelyn R. Klemstine [view testimony]
    Assistant Inspector General for Audits
    U.S. Department of State

  • The Honorable David T. Johnson (view testimony)
    Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
    U. S. Department of State

  • David S. Sedney (view testimony)
    Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Central Asia
    Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense