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Police sniffer dogs aid arrest of 7,000 murder, robbery suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A review of specialized police units’ contribution to fighting crime in the country has revealed that sniffer dogs have helped in arresting 7,203 suspects of murder, robbery and sexual related offences. The analysis was conducted last month by the Directorate of Research and Planning which …

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10,000 junior, senior police officers retrained in 4 years

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 10,000 junior and senior police personnel have been equipped with new command and investigations skills in the last four years according to data compiled by police force’s research, planning and human resource directorates. The statistics were compiled as a review of the …

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Senior police officers’ SACCO savings grow to UGX 12b

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The net worth of the Police Savings Association Limited, a savings and loan scheme started by senior police officers more than 30 years ago, has grown to 12 billion shillings. The growth, which came with increased investments in real estate was seen more over the …

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Gun registration exercise shifts to CID headquarters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ongoing registration of guns has shifted from the regions to the Criminal Investigations Directorate –headquarters at Kibuli in Kampala. Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said that all private security companies and individuals who have not registered their guns with the steering committee, are expected …

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Police to cancel licenses for non-fingerprinted guns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Uganda Police Force-UPF has cautioned that all guns, owned by individuals and private security companies, that will not be fingerprinted by the end of this year will have their licences revoked. Assistant Inspector General of Police Edward Ochom, who is the chairman of …

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Police to cancel licenses for non-fingerprinted guns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Uganda Police Force-UPF has cautioned that all guns, owned by individuals and private security companies, that will not be fingerprinted by the end of this year will have their licences revoked.  Assistant Inspector General of Police Edward Ochom, who is the chairman of the …

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Lira named worst district in crime investigations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Police officers in Lira District are the worst in crime investigations, according to a police performance survey conducted by the force’s research directorate. Police’ Research Director Edward Ochom says that Lira, with a score of 36.7 per cent, scored way below the average during an …

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