The Minister of Interior signed an order on December 22, 2011 that included the following:
The ministry is entrusted to urgently employ 500 men and women in the police forces from all components of society, and from the five provinces.
A committee was established; and it began interviewing the candidates. Once the candidates are employed, they will be trained for six months and briefed on the police forces. Then, the process of employing another 500 personnel will start again.