Speech by IGP at Uganda Police Officer's Retreat

IGP Okoth Martins Ochola IGP Okoth Martins Ochola


First of all, I welcome and thank all of you for working hard in service of the population which has enabled the institution deliver on the mandate of protecting people and their property.

Our achievements have been many but the challenges are equally several and the purpose of this message is to jointly forge a uniform path and strategic guidelines to govern our policing activities.

The strategic direction of the Uganda Police Force (UPF) is derived from and guided by Articles 211 and 212 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Ministerial Policy Statement, National Development Plan, The Police Act, The Police Standing Orders and Police Strategic Plan.

The major focus of the above is to rebuild and Transform the Uganda Police Force into a modern, Professional, service oriented, pro-people and effective institution.

The message presented herein is part of the information that I have conveyed to the officers in the several Regional Policing areas I have visited since I assumed office. The message has been summarized and simplified with the aim of ensuring that it is read and understood by all police officers




Published: February 11, 2019

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