The Nexus Between Institutional Mandates And Government Development Plans

There are numerous cases where either individuals or organisations have taken Government to court, especially on the premise that their rights have been violated. Like in any other litigation, efforts by aggrieved parties seek restitution on the grounds that the actions of the Government, in the first place, were economically harmful to them. Taking on … Continue reading The Nexus Between Institutional Mandates And Government Development Plans

The Newly Launched DCI National Forensic Laboratory Was Long Overdue

It is the responsibility of governments to ensure the citizens live freely, without fear for their life and, where they invest, that wealth is protected. Certain mechanisms are at play to guarantee such an environment and policing is one of them. IPOA Chairperson Anne explores this in regard to the newly launched National Forensic Laboratory at DCI Headquarters…

What is Ailing Our Police? IPOA Report on Suicides and Murders

Between 2016 and 2020, the National Police Service recorded 57 cases where officers took their own lives. In another 65 incidents officers killed other people, mostly close relations like spouses and family members, as well as colleagues and friends, during the same period. This high incidence of wanton loss of lives triggered an analysis by the Independent Policing Oversight Authority with the aim of identifying the causes and proposing remedial interventions.

Are Our Police Stations Up To Standard? IPOA Report

This report casts a spotlight on offices, holding cells, gender offices, child protection units, exhibit stores, visitors’ lounges, armouries, records stores, interrogation rooms and residential houses among other structures that are to be found in an ordinary police station. Of 81 stations Inspected, among other findings; Only nine had title deeds, thus the rest are … Continue reading Are Our Police Stations Up To Standard? IPOA Report

POLICARE: Panacea For Sexual and Gender Based Violence?

On October 13, 2021, POLICARE came to life.    This was a response to a high incidence of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in Kenya. Intervention measures that form the bedrock of are a concerted effort of key State and non-State agencies whose personnel often come face to face with victims of this form … Continue reading POLICARE: Panacea For Sexual and Gender Based Violence?