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Police procure 100 patrol vehicles, ambulances for 2021 elections

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda police force has procured more than 100 Patrol Land Cruisers and Ambulances for 2021 elections period. Out of the more than 100 vehicles, 10 are ambulances which are going to be deployed on highways and other political hot spots as earlier explained by, AIGP …

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CID deputy director transferred over mess in NRM primaries

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has ordered for the transfer of top police officers at the Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID for failing to arrest masterminds of the chaos that marred National Resistance Movement -NRM party primaries. Last month, the president directed the Inspector General of Police, Martin …

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IGP orders CID to investigate MP Simeo Nsubuga for threatening to kill

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   The Inspector-General of Police [IGP] Martin Okoth Ochola has directed the Criminal Investigation Department [CID] to investigate Kassanda South MP Simeo Nsubuga for threatening to kill someone over politics.   This follows audio which has been circulating on various media platforms, Nsubuga who recently lost …

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Flying squad successfully investigates 248 cases in two years

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Immediately after assuming office in March 2018, the incumbent Inspector of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola disbanded the dreaded Flying Squad Unit– FSU for among other reasons tainting the image of the police force. The Unit that was under the Command of Assistant Commissioner of Police …

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70 senior police officers graduate in intelligence gathering

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seventy-six senior police officers have completed a one year course in command, administration, intelligence gathering and observance of human rights. The graduates were cohorts of September 15, 2017 intake and April 6, 2019, and were serving as Regional, District and Division commanders. The group …

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Security minister directs RDCs to implement president’s orders

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Minister of Security Gen. Elly Tumwine has directed all Resident District Commissioners to immediately call an emergency District Security Committee [DSC] meeting to discuss how to effectively enforce the president’s directive on guidelines and measures aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19 in their …

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Mental assessment for Kampala police officers completed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A two months’ mental assessment exercise for police officers in Kampala Metropolitan has ended. The exercise that started with police officers at the Fire and Emergency Rescue directorate has been concluded with detectives at Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID headquarters at Kibuli. In the eight weeks …

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