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New SACCO loan requirements demoralise police officers

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Police officers have decried the new requirements for accessing loans from the force’s Exodus Savings and Credit Cooperative commonly known as Exodus SACCO. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network on anonymity condition, policemen and women across the ranks described the new requirements one must meet …

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Police officers arrested over selling gun released after 1 month

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  After spending a month in cells, two police officers who had been arrested over selling the force’s gun to thugs have been released on bond. Assistant Commissioner of Police –ACP Francis Olugu, who is the commandant of general crimes desk, confirmed to Uganda Radio Network …

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Retired police officers unwilling to vacate barracks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Aswa river region police leadership has launched an outreach programme to sensitize retired police officers and their spouses to prepare for life outside Uganda Police force. This follows the failure by dozens of retired police officers to vacate police barracks after being discharged …

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Police cyber team probes loan scam affecting over 6,700 people

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police forensic and cyber teams are probing circumstances under which more than 6,700 people including police officers and teachers lost their money in loan scams over the last one year. It is alleged that the police officers, teachers and other public servants were …

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70 taxis impounded for operating on illegal stages

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | More than 70 taxis have been impounded for operating in ungazetted areas in Kampala and five drivers arrested for assaulting police officers. The vehicles were arrested in an operation carried out by Kampala Central Police Station following the failure by the KCCA enforcement teams to crackdown …

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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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Six arrested over stoning police officers in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Six people accused of stoning police officers and a police vehicle in Kampala have been arrested and are being held at the Kampala Central Police Station – CPS. The accused allegedly spearheaded by John Kabanda and Katongole pelted stones at police officers and police patrol …

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Six people arrested for assaulting police officers in Gulu

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Two police officers in Gulu were hospitalized at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital last evening after an attack by a gang of suspected car robbers. The officers; Corporal Andrew Mulyamboga, the Officer-in-charge of Paicho Police Station and his associate Detective Corporal Menya had responded to a …

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10,000 junior, senior police officers retrained in 4 years

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 10,000 junior and senior police personnel have been equipped with new command and investigations skills in the last four years according to data compiled by police force’s research, planning and human resource directorates. The statistics were compiled as a review of the …

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