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Vivo Energy, Uganda Police launch fire safety education campaign

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Oct.10, Vivo Energy Uganda launched a fire safety education campaign for schools in Uganda, titled; ‘Cool Kids Stop Fires’, as a measure towards reducing the incidents of fire outbreaks in schools and resulting injuries, fatalities and loss of property. The campaign will be implemented …

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Fixed contract pushes former CID director out of police force

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A contract erroneously fixed in the file of Assistant Inspector General of Police-AIGP Grace Akullo, the former Director of the Criminal Investigations Directorate has led to her ejection from the Uganda Police Force-UPF. Akullo who has been serving as the Director National Central Bureau commonly …

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AIGP Ochom retires after 35 years of service

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police operations director, Assistant Inspector General of Police-AIGP Edward Osiru Ochom, has officially retired from Uganda Police Force after serving for 35 years. He joined the force on February 1, 1987 as one of the more than 100 strong group of Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police, …

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Police stuck with 5,000 impounded motorcycles

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police is stuck with 5,015 motorcycles impounded over criminality, violation of road safety and traffic regulations during the lockdown. Police have urged the public, especially those whose motorcycles were impounded during lockdown to pick them up with documents or prepare answers to the …

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Police directed to respond to allegations of human rights violations

IGP Ochola has been summoned to respond to allegations of human rights violations by police officers Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee on Human Rights has given the Uganda Police Force up to 09 March 2022 to respond to allegations of human rights violations by its officers. The Inspector General of …

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Maj. Gen Geoffrey Tumusiime appointed new deputy IGP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Maj. Gen Geoffrey Tumusiime Kasigazi is the new Deputy Inspector General of the Uganda Police Force. The Deputy Press Secretary to the President, Farouk Kirunda broke the news of Tumusiime’s appointment by President Yoweri Museveni on his Twitter handle.   President @KagutaMuseveni has also appointed Maj. …

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Uganda police retires 155 lower rank officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police Force has retired 155 lower rank officers who have clocked 60 years. The freshly retired officers comprise of 30 Inspectors of Police (IPs), 29 Assistant Inspectors of Police (AIPs), 48 Sergeants (SGTs), 27 Corporals (CPLs) and 21 Police Constables (PCs). The Assistant Commissioner in …

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Police gambling with composite photos of wanted suspects – Analyst

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Renowned security analyst Fred Egesa has described as a mere gamble, the composite photos of wanted suspects often released by police. The response comes a few days after police spokesperson Fred Enanga, released composite photos of two men who allegedly planted an Improvised Explosive Device …

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Police upgrades Digital Crime Record Management System

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Information and Communication Technology Directorate of the Uganda Police Force, has finalized the upgrade of the Digital Crime Record Management system-CRMS, and is ready to roll it out. In 2013, Uganda Police Force embarked on the process of migrating from the manual system, which was …

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