Expansion of the Phase 1 Police Recruitment

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                PRO 132/01


The Police has expanded its recruitment drive, to help top up the numbers, into the first Phase recruitment, for 4500 Probationer Police Constables (PPCs) and 500 Learner Assistant Inspectors of Police (L/AIPs). This follows the successful recruitment of 385 L/AIPs and 2496 Probationer Police Constables.

Vacancies are still available for L/AIPs in the categories of Health workers (25), ICT (123), Forensic Services (37), and for PPCs (2004).

You should note that the age bracket for both recruitments has been increased from 20-25 to 20-28 years, for L/AIPs and from 18-22 to 18-25 years, for PPCs. The entry level for Learner AIPs still remains at Diploma level, while that for PPCs is UCE with at least 5 Credits, with a Credit in either English or Mathematics.

All interested applicants are advised to further read and satisfy themselves, with the minimum eligibility criteria, before they apply. As a reminder, all candidates must;

  • Be Ugandan citizens with a valid National ID (NIN)
  • Must have no criminal record
  • Should be ready to undertake the requisite Twelve (12) months Police Basic Training Course.
  • Must be physically fit.
  • Should be ready to work in any part of the country
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Must not be a former serving officer in any of the Forces.

All interested candidates who meet the eligibility criteria, should report to the Police Training School, Kampala for interviews on Friday 30th August at 8.00am till 1st September, 2019.

The applicants should;

  • Register upon arrival
  • Come with hand written applications accompanied by originals and photocopies of academic documents
  • Possess an ID of the previous institution/school attended
  • Possess three (3) recent Passport size photographs.
  • Hand in recommendation letters from LC I, II and III and RDC from the districts of origin.

We would like to further reiterate that the police is an equal opportunities employer and the process of recruitment is by rule and merit.

Therefore, all applicants are warned against giving bribes or make attempts to influence the recruitment process, through the use of politicians, unscrupulous people, intermediary agents or police men. Any such persons found to be giving such false promises must be reported to the nearest Police Station, PSU, or other Anti-Corruption Agency for investigations. In addition Impersonation and presentation of any forged testimonials or any other forged documents, shall lead to arrest and prosecution in Courts of Law.

The public should know that being a police officer is more than a career, it’s a calling. There is no higher calling than restoring Peace and Security in our communities.

All successful candidates are expected to report at the Police Training School, Kabalye, Masindi, for the 12 months Initial Training Course on the 14/09/2019.




26th August 2019

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