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Fox -- going inside one of the most dangerous jobs in the world tracking down pirates who operate off the coast of Somalia.
Seen here now these pirates hijack commercial ships but they they've also targeted private -- often killing hostages.
When their ransom demands are not met.
Lieutenant colonel Oliver North joined the maritime police force on their mission to find pirate hold outs and colonel -- streams -- back and of Mogadishu's now is this force.
Able to track down part really.
It's amazing to see what.
Good and evil really does exist in this world there's no doubt about it we've seen some evil there's no doubt the terrorists and -- -- -- their relationship with al-Qaeda are big factors.
So to -- piracy and the good news is there is a counter piracy force that's getting ready to go into a full operation take a look at some of what we've seen right here in Somalia.
You're in Somalia -- very few success stories but one of them -- -- -- -- maritime police force.
Conducting operations in the -- on the ground.
Senate -- More -- a small air base on the coast of Somalia that's the gulf of -- Hayden behind this.
Were copying the Portland marine police force and set up with a help -- the United Arab Emirates to counter piracy.
This aircraft and -- and 26 the workhorse of Africa is conducting.
I've photo reconnaissance of pirate dens captured ships and locations.
Where hostages are being held when we're gonna come to him on this mission -- -- We over -- pirate put Tillis and their land base has been -- hijacked ships to prevent endangering hostages.
The maritime police also conduct operations -- -- war.
In training new police officers like -- it isn't just how to fire a weapon.
It's teamwork integrity of the unit and looking after one another that's what these -- police officers are being trained to do.
How -- piracy requires the Portland marine police force be qualified not only on land.
-- -- -- And so part of their training.
Is to become familiar with a waterborne operations like these in which they can conduct surveillance of vessels open down the coast.
Can be able to take them if they're pirates instead of fishermen.
From the Somali pirate coast.
I'm Oliver North for Fox News.
No one of the great things about all this bill is that it's being done that -- -- US troops there are no American military forces on the ground out here but we've seen the effectiveness.
But what other nations can do and helping this country come back from starvation.
The brink of catastrophe.
And the counter -- -- Bob and those pirates it's a fascinating job good work colonel thank you be safe out there would look for more.
I hear reports -- said colonel north you know if --
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