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#COVID-19: New Guidelines to all Police Officers on Duty

The Uganda Police Force has issued new guidelines for officers on duty in view of the COVID-19 pandemic The Uganda Police Force has issued new guidelines for officers on duty in view of the COVID-19 pandemic

 

The Inspector General of Police JM Okoth-Ochola(Esq) has issued instructions to all Police officers in Uganda following the establishment of a COVID 19 case at Masindi Police Station on Friday 1st May 2020. These guidelines include: 

a) All police officers must wear face masks at all times while on duty without excuse. Failure to do this shall lead to arrest and prosecution

b) No officer shall be found carrying a passenger, a suspect or a colleague on a motorcycle while on or off duty. Over loading police vehicles too is prohibited.

c) All officers in charge of Barracks administration are tasked with improving the Barracks environment to promote personal hygiene and good sanitation.

 

 

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Published: May 4, 2020