DynCorp does not like to be compared to controversial contractors such as Blackwater and KBR, but the company does exactly what they do. It performs a wide range of functions for U.S. government agencies, including security and support services in war zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan. While DynCorp is not quite as well known as those other private military companies, it has had its share of scandals. These include allegations of heavy-handed security procedures in Afghanistan, a questionable shooting of a civilian in Baghdad and aggressive procedures during narcotics-control operations in Colombia. That has not stopped the federal government from giving more and more work to DynCorp, which in April 2010 agreed to be taken over by the private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management.