Tag Archives: South Sudan

Police executive development in Africa

This article reports completion of the 5th Police Senior Command and Staff Course, a 1-year program hosted by the Rwanda National Police College, with 26 graduates representing 10 countries. According to the college’s commandant, “The ultimate goal is to prepare … Continue reading

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Policing challenges in South Sudan

This report summarizes continuing challenges to establishing professional and democratic policing in South Sudan. Despite efforts by the UN and donors, the country continues to rely mainly on paramilitary units and human rights violations are common. An effort to create … Continue reading

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Bobby on the beat in South Sudan

This article reports some experiences of a UK police inspector just back from serving on a UN mission in South Sudan, the world’s newest country. He worked on community policing in a society currently affected by civil war, vigilantism, and … Continue reading

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Harmonizing police training in East Africa

This article reports an agreement among several countries in East Africa to harmonize their police training curricula in order to facilitate joint investigations and other regional security initiatives.

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