SOLLIMS Sampler Volume 10, Issue 1 - Page 2

FOREWORD The Stability Operations Lessons Learned & Information Management System (SOLLIMS) is an advanced knowledge management database serving the global peace and stability community and providing an online environment for sharing information and lessons learned. [] The Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) was initially established in 1993 as the Peacekeeping Institute, and its work has included creation of the SOLLIMS database in 2008. The mission of PKSOI: The Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute collaboratively develops and integrates stability and peace capabilities across the US government, international organizations, and the community of interest in order to enable achievement of national objectives. [] PKSOI Publication Team Publication prepared by: Mr. David Mosinski, Lessons Learned Analyst Reviewer: Dr. Karen Finkenbinder, Rule of Law Advisor Cover format: Mr. Chris Browne, Publications Coordinator PKSOI Director: COL Mike Rauhut PKSOI Deputy Director: COL Jim Lowe Lessons Learned/KM Branch Chief: Mr. Sam Russell Welcome to the 39th edition of the SOLLIMS Lessons Learned Sampler – Transitional Public Security. This lessons-learned compendium contains just a small sample – thus the title “Sampler” – of the observations, insights, and lessons related to Transitional Public Security available within the SOLLIMS data repository. Selected lessons may be shared as ‘food for thought’ among civilian, military and police practitioners throughout the peace and stability community, planners, personnel involved in Stability doctrine, training, leadership and education, policy, and so on. Several links in this publication will take you to specific lessons and resources within SOLLIMS or to the registration/login page. For those who do not yet have a SOLLIMS account, please take a moment to register for one. Then you will be able to take advantage of the many features of SOLLIMS and view the various peacekeeping- and stability- related products referenced in this publication. We encourage you to take the time to provide us with your perspective on any given lesson in this document or on the overall value of the Sampler as a resource for you and your unit/organization. By using the “Perspectives” text entry box found at the end of each lesson in the SOLLIMS database – seen when you open the lesson in SOLLIMS – you can enter your own personal comments on the lesson. We welcome your ideas, and we encourage you to become a regular contributor to SOLLIMS. Disclaimer: The views expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Department of the Army, Department of Defense, or the U.S. Govt. All content in this document, to include any publication provided through digital link, is considered unclassified, for open access. This compendium contains no restriction on sharing/distribution within the public domain. Existing research and publishing norms and formats should be used when citing Sampler content. Cover photo – source:, by SSG David Overson, Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, 7 March 2018. Inside photos – sources: and JFQ issue 59. Table of Contents | Quick Look | Contact PKSOI Page 1 of 36