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1,500 police officers deployed in Karamoja

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 1,500 police officers have been deployed in the Karamoja region. The deployment is seen as a boost to the security in the region aimed at cracking down on armed warriors and cattle rustling. The deployment comes as police and UPDF are carrying out a disarmament …

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Kasingye summons West Nile police officers

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chief Political Commissar of the Uganda Police Force Asan Kasingye, has summoned police heads in the West Nile over reports of incompetence. During a media briefing on Tuesday at Arua Central Police Station, Kasingye told journalists that all police officers must account for the …

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UK police officers face hundreds of sexual assault allegations

London, UK | Xinhua | At least 750 sexual misconduct accusations were made against serving police officers across Britain between the year 2016 and 2020, new data showed on Monday. According to figures obtained by PA Media’s Radar service from 31 police forces, most complaints where gender was recorded, were against …

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Zambia moves against corrupt police officers

Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | Secret agents will be deployed in various points of duty to monitor police officers engaging in corrupt activities, the country’s newly-appointed police chief said on Thursday. Lemmy Kajoba said there was a need to change the perception that police officers were the most corrupt among public …

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Deputy IGP Maj. Gen Lokech transfers 254 senior police officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj. Gen Paul Lokech has transferred and appointed 254 senior police officers to various positions. In his message released at the weekend, Gen Lokech has appointed Commissioner of Police-CP Kato Paul Tumuhimbise as the new deputy director in charge …

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Senior police officers in Aswa river region reshuffled

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eight senior police officers from Aswa River and the Northern Kyoga regions have been reshuffled. The officers reshuffled are from the ranks of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Superintendent of Police (SP) and Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP). In the reshuffle, SSP Nachuha Damali from the …

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Military police officers assault journalists covering power protest

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Two journalists in Wakiso district are nursing injuries after being battered by military police officers while covering protests by residents of Kayunga on Wednesday over the prolonged power blackout in their area. They are Amon Kayanja from Salt Media and Teddy Nakaliga from Spark/NTV, which …

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Police confirms dismissal of 150 officers over corruption

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The long awaited dismissal of police officers accused of consistently engaging in corrupt and indiscipline tendencies has come to an end after the leadership confirmed showing exit to 153 of its personnel. The Deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj Gen Paul Lokech revealed in March that …

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