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We would like to inform the public that the installation of the Hi-tech CCTV cameras for the KMP area now stands at 68%.  The work has been carried out as part of the police investments in the CCTV provision across the country, on the Directive of H.E. The President.

So far 2547 cameras have been installed out of 3233 (78%), sites installed are 1038 out of 1248 (83%), cameras online are 1565 out of 3233 (48.4%), trenching 1083km out of 1258km (86%), monitoring rooms on line (Divisions) 11 out of 18(61%), fiber cable laying 1000km out of 1258km (79.5%), construction of the National Center (40%).

The purpose of the use of the CCTV is to monitor public places, where they are installed to assist in the prevention and detection of crime.  The completion of phase I, of this innovative project, will mark a significant point in what is a complex and intricate project.  The program works have been huge and we are grateful to the CCTV project team for all their hard work.

We are also actively using the CCTV system for gathering information, supporting patrols within the KMP area, directing investigations, tackling anti-social and criminal behavior, which range from nuisance to assaults and wounding, and other offences such as burglary, robbery and murder.  The recordings show the whole incident from the point the offender began to commit an offence to the end.

 

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Published: July 1, 2019

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DOWNLOAD THE 2018 ANNUAL CRIME REPORT

 

NAGURU - The Inspector General of Police (IGP) J.M Okoth Ochola has today launched the 2018 Annual Crime Report at the Police HQ in Naguru, Kampala.

Read the IGP's statement below:

"I am pleased to present to you the Annual Crime and Traffic/Road Safety Report for the year 2018. Let me begin by expressing appreciation to H.E The President of the Republic of Uganda for the strategic guidance towards the fight against crime and for the establishment of anti-crime infrastructure such as the installation of CCTV cameras, fingerprinting of guns, recruitment of LDUs among others".

"I (would) also like to thank the Minister of Internal Affairs and the Government of Uganda for the continued support in helping the Police protect and serve Ugandans. Appreciation goes to the Parliamentary Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs for their support on the implementation of the CCTV project. We acknowledge and commend the continued positive contribution by sister security agencies".

The IGP also recognised the contribution by the Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) institutions as well as other development partners for the complementary efforts in fighting crime.

 

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Published: May 27, 2019

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Tuesday, 02 February 2016 13:26

Criminal Justice Working Group Membership

Mr. Herbert Arinaitwe - National Community Service (MIA)

Mr. Nathan Twinomugisha - Amnesty Commission (MIA)

Mr. Stephen Okello - NGO Board (MIA)

Mr. Emmanuel Nsubuga - Government Analytical Laboratory

Mr. Nixon Olwa - Small Arms & Light Weapons

H.W. Elizabeth Kabanda - Judiciary

H.W. Waninda Fred - Judiciary (Alternate)

Ms. Joan Kagezi - Directorate of Public Prosecutions

Mr. Vincent Wagona - Directorate of Public Prosecutions

Mr. Nsalasatta David - Uganda Prisons Service

Mr. Obura Augustine - Uganda Prisons Service

Mr. Godfrey Salaamu Ngobi - Judicial Service Commission

Mr. Ronald Sekagya - Judicial Service Commission (Alternate)

Mr. Kaboggoza James - Ministry of Gender

Ms. Angella Rubarema - Ministry of Gender (Alternate)

Ms. Peace Akol - Uganda Human Rights Commission

Ms. Paula Biraaro - Uganda Human Rights Commission

Mr. Michael Akampurira - ULS, Akampurira & Partners

Mr. Fred Muwema - ULS, Muwema & Mugerwa Advocates

Mrs. Annet Mutabingwa - Law Development Centre

Mrs. Theo Webale - LDC Legal Aid Clinic

 

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