76 police officers have completed a one year course in command, administration, intelligence gathering and observance of human rights and graduated from Bwebajja Police Senior Command and Staff College.
The graduates who include former Makerere DPC Jackson Mucunguzi were cohorts of September 15, 2017 intake and April 6, 2019, and were serving as Regional, District and Division commanders.
The graduation was president over by Martin Okoth Ochola the Inspector-General of Police via zoom. However, his deputy Maj Gen Muzeyi Sabiiti attended physically.
According to Caroline Okoth who spoke on behalf of other graduates, the course has helped them acquire new skills in planning, briefing before deployment, agenda-setting and prioritizing national security components.
Meanwhile, Bwebajja College Commandant Commissioner Dr John Kamya said the 2017 cohort had 39 senior police officers but one officer was dismissed after he was deemed not to be qualified for a Master’s course.
The 2019 intake had 38 senior police officers who have acquired skills in crime analysis, intelligence and human rights observance.
The graduates include Assistant Superintendent of Police, Superintendent of Police and Senior Superintendent of Police.
Dr Kamya added that the skills officers have attained must also enable them comprehensively to investigate sexual offences.
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