Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : Police Reforms

CIC, State Clash over Police Recruitment, County Offices

The People, Pg 17
Saturday, 09 Apr 2011

A row is brewing between the Constitution Implementation Commission (CIC) and the government over police recruitment and County headquaters. CIC has informed the government that using height as prerequisite of admission to Kenya P

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Police Outline New Curriculum, Qualifications for Recruits

The Standard, Pg 4
Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011

Police have released their new curriculum and qualifications. Recruits will have to ensure longer and more intensive training sessions and the first group due to join in May will undergo 15 months of training for constabales while

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Civil society roots for two bills to end police killings

The People, Pg 7
Saturday, 02 Apr 2011

A human rights lobby has called for urgent introduction of the Police Bill and Police Oversight Bill in parliament to end extra-judicial killings. These actions of the police are happening despite the existence of a constitution w

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Group Urges House to Support Coroners Bill

The People, Pg 40
Thursday, 07 Apr 2011

A lobby group has urged parliament to support the enactment of the National Coroners Service Bill 2010 to boost police investigations. The Usalama reform forum that was instrumental in drafting the National Police Service, Indepen

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Police House Units Complete after 24 Years

Sunday Standard, Pg 31
Sunday, 20 Mar 2011

Some 54 police houses that were started in 1987 have now been completed. The house units near Wilson Airport have stalled over the years due to various reason. Decent houses for the police is one of the conditions that the Ransley

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Police Undergo Training to Spped Up Ongoing Reforms

The People, Pg 7
Thursday, 12 May 2011

AP Commandant Kinuthia Mbugua has said police will continue to undergo advanced training in order to speed up ongoing reforms. He said the police have lined up several trainings to empower them to be more effective and efficient i

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Police are the Chief Beneficiaries of Reform

Daily Nation, Pg 13
Monday, 14 Feb 2011

Philip Onguje writes that the minister of internal security is set to publish the Independent Policing Oversight Authority for debate in parliament. This independent authority will vet police officers who face charges of abuse of

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House Told Police Reforms, Housing Need Sh81 Billion

The People, Pg 6
Thursday, 10 Feb 2011

The internal security ministry requires Sh81 billion to implement police reforms in the country, Assistant minter Orwa Ojode told parliament. The kitty will be used to improve accommodation for police officers.

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