Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinet.
BY SAM ALFAN.
Police have launched a program aimed at redeeming their tainted image.
Proposal for reforming the National Police Service have been adopted and will be implemented so as to equip police officers with knowledge on specialized areas including anti-corruption, code of conduct, gender and human rights and accountability.
Interior CS Joseph Nkaiserry also said that the reforms will re-evaluate the 2011 police training curriculum, and forge partnerships that will unify Police in Kenya.
The reforms will in addition consolidate commands and controls so as enable police weed out enemies that exploits cracks in the security sector.
CS Nkaiserry also said that the reforms are a guide in achieving police discipline and integrity.
These reforms, he said will be undertaken in collaboration with NPS, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States and European Union to enhance security in the country.
“The objective of the partnership reform is to increase capacities for internal and external accountability, transparency and prevention of corruption,” said Nkaissery.
He further commended an improvement the ratio of police to civilians which is currently at 1:430.