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105 police officers to undergo investigations course

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 105 police officers who were recently deployed to the Criminal Investigations Department will on Monday start an investigations course. Last month police, passed out 4,800 Probation Police Constables- PPCs and Learner Assistant Inspectors of Police –AIPs of which a number of them were deployed to …

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IGP tasks legal director to appeal POMA judgement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police-IGP, Martins Okoth Ochola has tasked the Legal Director, Christine Nanding to work with Attorney General to appeal the Constitutional Court judgment nullifying section 8 of the Public Order Management Act.  This particular section gave the IGP discretionary powers to …

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IGP orders for refresher training for marine officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector-General of Police has called for refresher training of all marine officers. This follows the drowning of police marine officer, Sgt Godfrey Mwonda, in last Saturday’s floods in Kampala. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga on Tuesday said that Ochola has tasked the marine unit …

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Why IGP has ordered a comprehensive audit of Logistics directorate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Details have emerged as to why the Inspector General of Police-IGP, Martin Okoth Ochola recently appointed a committee to conduct a comprehensive audit in the affairs of the Logistics and Engineering Directorate. On Friday last week, Ochola named a five member committee led by …

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Museveni: IGP should sack non-committed Police Officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has ordered the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola, to sack all non-committed police officers. Museveni, who was speaking on Thursday after the commissioning of the National Command Centre at Naguru police headquarters, said with available technology, crime won’t …

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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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IGP: There will be no Bobi Wine Independence Day Concert

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector-General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola has cancelled Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine’s independence music show. Ochola in his letter dated October 2nd, but released on Tuesday to Kampala Metropolitan police, said Kyagulanyi did not consider the plans for …

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