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31 RPCs graduate in operational, leadership skills

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thirty-one Regional Police Commanders-RPCs have completed two months of leadership and command training aimed at retooling top police bosses amidst terror threats in the country. The graduates were part of the command and institutional leadership course intake 002/2021, which started on October 11th, 2021. The …

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170 police commanders sent on 14 day leave pending redeployment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | All the 170 District/Division Police Commanders-DPCs who completed a three months refresher course last week have been sent on a 14-days leave as the police leadership works on their redeployment plan. The former Deputy Inspector General of Police Lt Gen Paul Lokech had sent the …

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IGP Ochola disbands Flying Squad Unit once more

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector-General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola has dissolved the Flying Squad which has been serving as the police force’s violent crime crack unit. The communication was sent through a radio message to all operatives indicating that Flying Squad had been disbanded, and it’s no …

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Ten schools face eviction from police land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Schools that are illegally occupying police land have until July 24 to vacate or face forceful eviction. This is based on instructions by the Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola for the eviction of all illegal settlements on police land, to pave way for a …

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IGP Ochola promotes 3000 police officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola has promoted more than three thousand lower rank policemen and women. The elevation of lower rank personnel was last held in February 2016 during the term of General Kale Kayihura. A number of officers have been expressing disappointment …

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Lokech pledges support to re-appointed IGP Okoth Ochola

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | It is exactly a 90 days ever since President Yoweri Museveni, appointed Maj Gen Paul Lokech as Deputy Inspector General of Police, to replace Maj Gen Stephen Muzeyi Sabiiti on December 16 last year. Gen Lokech in his congratulatory message to Ochola whose new three-year contract …

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Police procures motorcycles for detectives in remote areas

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police force logistics directorate has procured 100 motorcycles for detectives in hard to reach areas. Criminal Investigations director AIGP Grace Akullo announced in July 2019 that the Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola had promised to procure motorcycles for investigators particularly in remote …

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FDC demands apology from internal affairs minister over abductions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change party has called on the minister of internal affairs Gen. Jeje Odongo and the Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola to apologize for failing to protect Ugandans from the rampant abductions the country. Addressing the party weekly press conference …

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