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Tag Archives: Uganda
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
This editorial calls for investigation into two recent cases in Uganda in which groups of defendants brought to court were suffering from apparent physical abuse by police, emphasizing that “it is … not right for the police to take the law into … Continue reading
All members of Uganda’s “Flying Squad” anti-crime unit have been sent for retraining following complaints of corruption and torture. According to this article, the unit’s name has changed several times over the last 15 years while assignment and training practices … Continue reading
This article reports that a recent survey of 10,000 Ugandans rated the police the most corrupt government institution in the country, consistent with earlier surveys and a 2012 inspectorate report.
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.
This commentary from a retired judge criticizes the Ugandan police for identifying too closely with the current regime rather than providing even-handed protection to everyone across the whole political spectrum.
This article reports that Nigeria and Uganda will each deploy one Formed Police Unit of 140 personnel to assist police in Somalia with patrolling, crime prevention, and public order. Several thousand soldiers are already deployed to Somalia under the banner … Continue reading