In efforts to widen its reach in providing services across Kenya, the Independent Policing Oversight Authority has today received four vehicles to complement its fleet in parts of the country. Besides, it will help reduce the time taken between when a complaint is received and the instance a response is made on the ground, particularly in far-flung areas of the country where the terrain is challenging.
The National Police Service was better organised and prepared in providing security during the August 22 General Election, when compared to 2017 polls, shows a preliminary report by the Independent Policing Oversight Authority. "This is highly commended and encouraged as this are milestone achievements towards police reforms. With regards to the monitoring of police conduct," … Continue reading IPOA Report on The Conduct of Police During 2022 Elections.
Two hundred and fifty (250) IPOA officials have taken positions at polling stations across the country as observers, but with an inclination for the action of police officers that may affect members of the public. IPOA will be looking out for compliance with Article 244 of the Constitution
A police officer is liable for the killing of Mr. Cornelius Musili Kilee in Thika, a Magistrate Court ruled on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. Mr. Kilee was shot dead inside an apartment by one of the police officers who had responded to an alleged robbery incident at the residence on November 20, 2018. The ruling, … Continue reading A Police Officer Liable For Murder – Thika Magistrates Court
The new Financial Year July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023 is barely a week old and the Independent Policing Oversight Authority has embarked on preparing a performance report (January - June 2022), showing the number of complaints received, investigations handled and inspections conducted, among other areas of assessment. Until then, IPOA presents a recap … Continue reading Eye On Inspections- IPOA Performance Report: July 1- December 31, 2021