Officer Brian Acree relies on experience and an easygoing Southern style to get through frustrating situations.
U.S. troops demonstrate the proper stance in firing an AK-47 rifle to new Iraqi recruits during training in Baghdad, Iraq. Recently, there has been a surge in civilian cops training Iraqi officers in urban police work. (AP Photo)
By Doug Smith, Saif Rasheed
Los Angeles Times
RAMADI, Iraq — Like most days in the field for Atlanta cop Brian Acree, this one was shaping up as a polite but determined competition between the Army way, the Iraqi way and the Georgia way.
U.S. civilian cops offer expertise to Iraqi police