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Marines team up w/ LAPD for Afghan training

July 12, 2010 12:06:48 AM PDT
U.S. Marines have teamed up with LAPD officers to learn new skills that can be used in Afghanistan.About 70 Marines trained with police officers in some of L.A.'s toughest neighborhoods during a weeklong exercise.

The Marines hope this will help them better track the Taliban, train Afghan police officers and build trust among Afghan citizens.