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Salary arrears of former SPCs in Kabale settled

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 100 former Special Police Constables – SPCs who were deployed to provide security for the 2021 election activities in Kabale district have finally received their salaries. Police recruited the SPCs in December last year to complement its work of law enforcement during …

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Disbanded SPCs threaten to stage illegal patrols over unpaid salaries

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of the disbanded Special Police Constables-SPCs in Kabale district are threatening to stage illegal operations to extort money from the public citing nonpayment of their allowances. Police recruited the SPCs in December last year to complement its work of law enforcement during this …

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Enanga explains delay in SPCs salaries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A number of Special Police Constables who helped police the recently concluded general elections have expressed concern with police leadership’s delaying to pay their last month of service. Ahead of presidential, parliamentary and local government elections, police recruited 50,000 SPCs whose major role was …

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Karamoja residents in fear after former SPCs retain police uniforms

Uganda Police Force in the run-up to the 2021 general elections recruited 50,000 SPCs to complement its work of law enforcement on a 3-month contract Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is fear among people in different areas of Karamoja as disbanded Special Police Constables (SPCs) continue using police uniforms, almost a …

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Police sets up team to determine retention of SPCs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police Force has set up a team of senior police officers to assess the number of Special Police Constables (SPCs) who should be retained in the force after the expiry of their contract. In December, the police recruited 50,000 police constables to help …

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SPCs protest delayed payment in Hoima

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Special Police Constables-SPCs who were deployed to provide security during the presidential and local council elections in Hoima city and Hoima district are grumbling over what they call delayed payment of their allowances. A large group stormed the Hoima city Electoral Commission offices in Kijungu, …

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Police to deploy two SPCs at polling stations in hotspots

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police leadership has resolved to deploy two Special Police Constables –SPCs at all polling stations in areas regarded as hotspots. Police have recruited and trained 50,000 SPCs who will be deployed to guide voters at 34,344 polling stations. Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson said …

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Newly recruited SPCs warned against misusing guns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 200 Special Police Constables-SPCs in Pader district who have completed a two weeks training have been warned against acts of indiscipline. The 219 SPCs from Pader are part of the 50,000 who will be deployed at polling centres in different parts of the …

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Newly passed out SPCs in Kitgum warned against violence

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The newly passed out Special Police Constables in Kitgum have been warned against indulging in violence and indiscipline acts during the election period. William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner issued the warning on Tuesday afternoon during the pass out ceremony of the officers …

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15,000 Special Police Constables recruited for elections in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 15,000 Special Police Constables –SPCs have reportedly been recruited to police the elections in Kampala metropolitan alone, Uganda Radio Network –URN has learnt. Inspector General of Police-IGP Martin Ochola announced the recruitment of 50,000 SPCs to police the 2021 general elections nationwide. The …

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