• Directorate of Traffic and Road Safety:

The Directorate is headed by Assistant Inspector General of Police Dr Kasiima Steven. The function of the Directorate is to enforce traffic and road safety laws with a view of ensuring safety for all road users.

  • Directorate of Human Rights and Legal Services:

The Directorate is headed by Assistant Inspector General of Police Erasmus Twarukuhwa; and The Department is responsible for advising Police Management and other officers on legal issues, Initiating Police related legislations, guiding the Police disciplinary process and drafting bills and other statutory instruments for the UPF for onward submission to the Solicitor General.

  • Directorate of Police Fire Prevention and Rescue Services:

The Directorate is headed by Assistant Inspector General of Police Mugisa Joseph; and charged with three major functions namely: prevention of fire through inspection, education, investigation and media campaigns on rescue of life or any human being threatened by either natural or manmade hazards; fire extinguishment in order to protect and save property from destruction by fire; and active participation as a key player in national disaster management activities with other stakeholders.

  • Directorate of Police Health Services:

The Directorate of Police Health Services is headed by Assistant Inspector General of Police Dr. Byaruhanga Moses. The Directorate is responsible for treatment, prevention and control of diseases for purposes of promoting good health lifestyles and behavior in the Police community. The Directorate shall extend its services to the surrounding communities through medical emergency response in partnership with other Directorates involved in rescue operations; and examination of victims and suspects who may require such evidence in the process of providing justice.

  • Directorate of Parliamentary Police:

The Directorate is headed by Assistant Inspector General of Police Twinomugisha Lemmy; and is responsible for enforcement of law and order by providing safe and accessible environment for Members of Parliament, Cabinet Ministers, Employees of Parliament and the Public.

  • Directorate of Forensic Services:

The Directorate is headed by Assistant Inspector General of Police Senior Commissioner of Police Samuel Ezati; and is responsible for detecting, investigating and preventing crime regarding highly specialized areas of cyber, ballistics, chemical analysis and questioned documents among others.

  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation and Crime Intelligence (CICI):

The Directorate is headed by Assistant Inspector General of Police, Grace Akullo, who is assisted by two deputy directors assigned to individual divisions. The function of the Directorate is to ensure effective detection, investigation and prevention of crime.

  • Directorate of Human Resource Development & Management:

The Directorate is headed by Assistant Inspector General of Police Moses Balimwoyo; its primary function is to establish appropriate human resource policies that enhance the performance of the Uganda Police Force.

  • Directorate of Information & Communication Technology:
    The Directorate is headed by Director Amos Ngabirano; it’s role is to plan, develop and advise UPF on the implementation of ICT policies in accordance with the national ICT plan thereby maintaining international standards.
  • Directorate of Interpol:
    The Directorate is headed by Assistant Inspector General of the Police, Fred Yiga, who is assisted by a deputy director. The role of the Directorate is to ensure international and regional cooperation in the fight against trans-national crime.
  • Directorate of Kampala Metropolitan Police:
    The Directorate is headed by commissioner of Police Frank Mwesigwa, , who reports directly to the Inspector General of Police. Geographically the area is comprised of Kampala Metropolitan North, South and East. The Directorate is tasked with policing the capital and neighboring districts.
  • Directorate of Logistics and Engineering:
    The Directorate is headed by Assistant Inspector General of the Police, Godfrey Bangirana. The Directorate develops and implements strategic policy for logistical and engineering support services for the Uganda Police Force.
  • Directorate of Oil and Gas:
    The Directorate is headed by Assistant Inspector General of the Police, Ahmed Wafuba; it was established with the specific role of ensuring that the country’s oil and gas resources are adequately safeguarded. UPF appreciate the unique challenges presented in protecting natural resources and have responded by developing specific procedures within its overall policing standards.
  • Directorate of Operations:
    The Directorate is headed by Assistant Inspector General of the Police, Asuman Mugenyi, who is assisted by three commissioners. The role of the Directorate is to plan, implement, manage and coordinate all operational activities in the Uganda Police Force. These efforts are demonstrated by the Department of Traffic and Road Safety.
  • Directorate of Political Commissariat:
    The Directorate is headed by Assistant Inspector General of the Police, Asan Kasingye. The primary function of the Directorate is to develop a patriotic, citizen centric police force through engagement in education and community policing.
  • Directorate of Research, Planning & Development:
    The Directorate is headed by Assistant Inspector General of the Police, Edward Ochom. The Directorate is tasked with carrying out ongoing assessment of UPF with a view to identifying areas for strategic development.
  • Directorate of Special Duties:
    The Directorate is headed by Assistant Inspector General of the Police, Andrew Sorowen who reports directly to the IGP so as to ensure efficient functional command and control of the force. A number of units including the Fire Brigade, Tourism Police, Marine Unit and Canine Unit operate under the coordinated supervision of the Directorate.
  • Directorate of Welfare:
    The Directorate is headed by Assistant Inspector General of the Police, Elizabeth Muwanga. The role of the Directorate is to maintain and enhance the welfare of Uganda Police officers and their families. One way in which this is achieved is through the provision of a duty free shop for officers where they may purchase essential goods at reduced prices.
  • Directorate of Administration:
    The Directorate is headed by Assistant Inspector General of the Police, Moses Balimwoyo and its main role is to undertake and improve the general administration and management of the Uganda Police Force.
  • Directorate of peace support operations:
    The directorate is head by Assistant Inspector General of Police Grace Turyagumanawe; and its main role is to ensure and prepare the Uganda police force to effectively fulfil Uganda’s regional and international obligations in peace support operations and develop systems, plans and procedures for effective peace support operations in liaison with the African Union and United Nations.
  • Directorate of Counter terrorism:
    The directorate is headed by Assistant Inspector General of Police Ndungutse John The counter terrorism directorate is the lead Ugandan law enforcement entity charged with investigating, disrupting and responding to terrorist incidents in Uganda

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