UGANDA POLICE FORCE MECHANISMS (POLICIES AND STRATEGIES) IN PLACE ADDRESSING GENDER BASED VIOLENCE AND VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN

Gender Based Violence is perceived as a global burden, the most widespread & socially tolerated of human rights violations, cutting across borders, race, class, ethnicity and religion. Gender Based Violence is seen as a human rights issue with numerous international and regional instruments spelling out commitments and obligations to GBV prevention. In Uganda, GBV is […]

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IGP STRONGLY CONDEMNS ATTACK ON POLICE STATION AND SUBSEQUENT MURDER OF ITS OFFICER

The IGP has strongly condemned the senseless act of violence, where an irate mob attacked police officers at Namasagali police station, after they rescued and took into custody two traditional healers, who allegedly bewitched two village members to death during the month of July 2021. The preliminary information indicates, that on the 26.09.2021, at around […]

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POLICE WARNS CRIMINAL ELEMENTS PLANNING TO INCITE VIOLENCE

We wish to inform the public that we are closely monitoring plans by selected criminal elements who include; bodaboda and youth gangs instigated by politicians, to hold illegal protests and unlawful demonstrations, within Kampala, and Masaka, over the re-arrest of Hon. Allan Ssewanyana. We want to inform the public that the Hon. MP was arrested […]

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RE-INTENSIFICATION OF COVID-19 ENFORCEMENT OPERATIONS

As you are all aware, on the 22.09.2021, H.E. The President and the Ministry of Health, further eased restrictions on additional sectors.  The restrictions were relaxed on places of worship, weddings and funerals that were permitted to allow strictly up to 200 people only, in addition to observing the Health SOPs. In addition, weekly markets […]

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IGP’s TRIBUTE TO THE FAMILY OF THE LATE RTD ACP TOMSON OGOLE

I am Mr. John Martins Okoth – Ochola (Esq), the Inspector General of Police, and honoured to pay tribute to a Police Hero, Rtd ACP Ogole Tomson who passed on the 21.09.2021, from Lira Referral Hospital.  On my own behalf and on behalf of the entire Police Fraternity, I extend my deepest sympathies to his […]

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IGP’S REMARKS AT THE OPENING OF THE UGANDA POLICE HEALTH SERVICES AGM

I take this opportunity to welcome you all for this opening of the Uganda Police Health Services Annual General Meeting where you intend to discuss the role of the Uganda Police Health Services and the challenges the Directorate faces as it continues to evolve. I would like to begin by thanking the Director of the […]

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