The National Police Service congratulates three of its senior officers who completed their one year course at the National Defence college.
Mr. Caleb Mairura Agonga, AIG, Mrs. Jostine Machuma Barmao, CP and Mr. Sospeter Njue Munyi, CP successfully completed their course and were each awarded the National Defence College Certificate and authorised to append the title “ndc” (K) after their names.
So far, 28 statements have been recorded from various persons, some of who are the immediate family members, including the wife who has recorded her statement.
She confirmed that she had in her possession the firearm that belonged to her husband, which has been surrendered for safe keeping.
The National Police Service (NPS) has stepped up its fight against terrorism and other criminal activities through an intelligence led multi-agency security approach.
The Inspector General of Police Mr Joseph Boinnet said, cattle rustling has reduced considerably in the North rift while terrorism has been reduced as aresult of intelligence led policing where security agencies collaborate with the members of the public in sharing intelligence leading to the prevention of many criminal activities.
The National Police Service has embarked on an ambitious programme to sensitize police officers on a range of new and revised policies which have been formulated to assist the service attain the much needed police reforms.
Already, 30 senior police officers have undergone a Trainer of Trainers (ToT) course at the school of Government to prepare them for a marathon programme to sensitize all officers with a view to change their mind set that continues to paint the service as inept, unprofessional and corrupt.
The officers drawn from Kenya Police Service , Administration Police Service and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations have been taken through the contents of a toolkit that will guide them to ensure effective sensitization on the police reforms roadmap that begins in May this year.
BY MENGE STEPHEN
“Our people have vowed to protect themselves and our policy on crime is Prevention” . These were the words of an Ethiopian Police Commander Mr Getahun Haile when he spoke to the Public Communications during Eastern Africa Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization (EAPCCO) organs Meeting in Naivasha.
Mr Gtahum said, all citizens are involved in policing with well laid down community policing structures. The Citizens are organized in groups on five with one person leading the group. In this groups at the community level, they meet weekly or whenever need arises to deliberate on many issues on security, health, education, agriculture among others and report their concerns to a higher organization relevant to the issue at hand.
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