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Elevation of Makerere police station to a division draws mixed reactions

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The decision by the Police leadership to elevate Makerere University police station to a fully-fledged policing division has drawn mixed reactions from students, local leaders and legislators. The decision to elevate Makerere University police station to a fully-fledged policing division was reached by …

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Why demoted police officer still hold ranks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A number of senior police officers have been convicted and demoted by Police Disciplinary Court on grounds of abusing office, committing service offenses or misconduct. Nevertheless, all the officers demoted in the last three years or more have remained with their ranks creating suspicion …

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Police Council empowers RPCs to make transfers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Regional Police Commanders –RPCs will soon start transferring non-gazetted officers under their jurisdiction, URN has learnt. The Deputy Police Spokesperson, Polly Namaye, says the Police Council resolved last week to empower RPCs to transfer non gazetted officers under their jurisdiction. These include all policemen …

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Deputy IGP Sabiiti to chair Police promotion committee

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Police Council has appointed Deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj Gen Muzeyi Sabiiti, to chair a committee scrutinizing police officers that will be promoted in the forthcoming promotional exercise. Chief Political Commissar –CPC Asan Kasingye, said Sabiiti will lead the committee to ensure …

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Police warns CID commanders against picking suspects from cells

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Police have warned Criminal Investigation Commanders – CIDs against picking suspects from cells without going through a Cell’s Guard.  Police’s Chief Political Commissar –CPC Asan Kasingye, says it is very wrong for an OC CID to go to the cells, pick a suspect and take …

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Security experts digest police’s new five point security plan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security experts have weighed in on the new security measures unveiled by the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Major Gen Stephen Muzeyi Sabiiti in response to rampant gang attacks in Kampala city, Wakiso and Mukono districts. The five-point plan was drafted with the help …

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Police to install CCTV cameras at station receptions to address complacency

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have resolved to install Closed Circuit Television – CCTV cameras at all police stations receptions to monitor responses to public security concerns in order to curb complacency. The Acting Police Director of Information Communication and Technology – ICT, Felix Baryamwisaki, said the cameras would …

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Police to open National CCTV archive centre in December

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are set to open a Closed Circuit Television-CCTV National Archive Centre in Kampala. According to Police’s Chief Political Commissar Asan Kasingye, the archive centre, whose construction work is at 60 per cent will also serve as the national CCTV monitoring centre. Kasingye says …

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Police officers face prosecution for sharing CCTV footage

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police officers in control rooms of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) security cameras shall be prosecuted in police disciplinal tribunal for sharing footage to civilians. Asan Kasingye, the Chief Police Commissar (CPC) and Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) said all officers in CCTV monitoring …

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