“Work towards realization of a democratic police and a prison service that peruses the constitutional goal of reformation and rehabilitation of our offenders, the offenders are also Kenyans. This is the Kenya dream for a police and prison service that serves the people and upholds utmost professionalism,’’ Chief Justice Martha Koome.
All is set for the team which would shephered Kenya into the next phase of police reforms after its members were sworn into office today.
A Registrar of the Judiciary administered oaths office in the ceremony witnesssed by Chief Justice Martha Koome.
Ms. Doreen Muthaura, who sits at the the Independent Policing Oversight Board, was among the eminent Kenyans who swore allegiance to deliver a fresh blueprint on the envisioned police reforms.
This follows a gazette notice by President William Ruro towards the end of 2022, appointing a 20-member team into the National Taskforce on Improvement of the Terms and Conditions of the Service and Other Reforms for Members of the National Police Service and Kenya Prisons Service.
H.E President William Ruto formed the taskforce headed by Retired Chief Justice David Maraga, with a mission to spearhead the country into the next phase of police reforms.
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