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70 senior police officers reshuffled

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police’s Human Resources Directorate has appointed and transferred up to 70 senior police officers. In a Saturday transfer message, eight officers were appointed to serve as Regional Police Commanders, four appointed to serve as District/Divisional Police Commanders, 37 appointed to be Officers in Charge …

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UN Women ask IGP Ochola to increase numbers of women in top leadership

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | United Nations Women Organisation has asked the Inspector General of Police, Martin Ochola, to increase the numbers of female police officers in top management. Aliker Ndyeri, UN Women deputy country representative, said police force should increase female officers’ representation in top management so that they can …

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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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Ugandan media in crisis

Recent protest against police attacks exposes weakness within Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Polly Namaye, the deputy spokesperson of the Uganda Police Force, on Oct. 31 walked into the offices of the Uganda National Examinations Board. The exam body was holding a press conference to explain preparations for the …

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130 recruits ejected from Police training

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 137 police recruits have been ejected from the Police Training School –PTS at Kabalye in Masindi District, two weeks after they were recruited. A fortnight ago, 4500 Probation Police Constables –PPCs and 500 Learner Assistant Inspector of Police –LAIPs started their 12 …

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Why IGP Ochola ordered fresh scrutiny of private security companies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Monday, the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola, ordered fresh scrutiny of private security companies. Ochola directed police’s private security unit commanded by Acting Commissioner of Private Security and Firearms Department, Apollo Kateeba, to swiftly scrutinise all private security companies. The Police …

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