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…

IPOA Regulations: A Call For Your Input

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority has developed draft Regulations that once enacted, would give fresh impetus to police accountability across Kenya. They are crafted to manage the processes that the Authority avails before arriving at crucial determinations, right from when a complaint is received until it is resolved. The Authority extends an opportunity to all entities including institutions and the general public to have a say; by submitting their input…

IPOA: Long Road To Accountable Policing

For years, there was a clamour for world class policing in Kenya that would be characterized by a transformed, citizen-driven police service. That dream was among others, driven by the urge to ensure that law enforcement did not surmount to committing wrongs against the citizens and whenever it occurred, there would always be a fall-back … Continue reading IPOA: Long Road To Accountable Policing

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?