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Elsewhere, Other Jurisdictions – February , March 2023

March 31, 2023

Machakos, Kenya

A family in Machakos is seeking answers after kin dies at Makutano Police post, reports Citizen Digital

March 29, 2023

Nairobi, Kenya

IPOA’s report during clashes between police and protesters, according to KBC, Reuters and The Star


Kenya Probes Police Failure To Protect Property, reports Voive of Nigeria

Yala, Kenya

Three of the bodies retrieved in River Yala were attributed to police action, Reports the Citizen

East Lansing, Michigan, US

East Lansing Independent Police Oversight Commission will host a public hearing in best practices in police use of force, reports Fox 47, Wilx 10 News websites

March 23, 2023

Nairobi, Kenya

IPOA Performance Report as analysed by Nairobi Times, UG News,

Maseno, Kenya

Georgina Osoro: Kisumu cop accused of killing Maseno University student goes offline, reports The Nairobi News

March 22, 2023

Nairobi, Kenya

Kenya National Commission on Human Rights launches rights violations probe into Azimio prompted demos, and seperately calls on IPOA to conduct a independent investigations, as reported by The Star

IPOA’s statement and calls for independent investigations over last Monday’s police engagements with the public during street demonstrations as reported by The Star, KBC, Nation.Africa

March 21, 2003

Maseno, Kenya

Maseno University student shot in Azimio protests dies, reports The Standard

March 17, 2003

Murangá Kenya

Investigations into the fatal shooting of two men in Murangá continues, with conflicts and emerging fresh accounts over the incident. As reported by various media outlets.

Virginia, USA

Police officers face murder changes after death of a man – Irvo Noel Otieno – during arrest.

March 10, 2023

Vermont, United States

A vote to consider community police oversight board, reports PBS

Nairobi, Kenya

IPOA urges Police IG to enforce disciplinary measures against rogue cops, reports Missing Voices

March 8, 2023

Nairobi, Kenya is quoting  a report that exposes the level of police killings in Kenya. The news website attributes the report to The Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI) 

March 7, 2023

Nairobi, Kenya

Tragedy at Langata police camp as cop kills two women, commits suicide, reports KBC

Burlington Voters Reject Police Oversight Ballot Item, reports,

March 3, 2023

Nairobi, Kenya

IPOA’s recommendations to taskforce on police and prison reform s, Reports The Star

Court dismisses officer’s plea to scuttle IPOA case against him, Reports The Star, IPOA News

March 2, 2023

Boston, USA

Boston’s police oversight office has yet to uphold a single civilian complaint, reports GBH news


Landmark Policing, Security and Community Safety Bill 2023  – Official Press Release

March 1, 2023

Nairobi, Kenya

IPOA condemns attack on traffic cop in Mombasa, reports The Star

February 27, 2023

Nairobi, Kenya

Ipoa wants police linked to Covid curfew murder of boda boda rider prosecuted, reports The Daily Nation


Police oversight bodies hindered by silence of officers, Globe analysis finds and reported by The Globe and Mail

United States

Civilian watchdogs need more authority to make police kinngs stop, reports USA Today

February 23, 2023

Lamu, Kenya

GSU Officers Who Beat up Bridegroom in Cancelled Wedding Sentenced, Reports, IPOA News.

February 22, 2023

Nairobi, Kenya reports on reports of militarisation of National Police Service and IPOA’s contribution to the Presidential Taskforce on Police Reforms.

February 17, 2023

Nairobi, Kenya

Four Police Officers filmed while “”stripping, beating a man,” reports

Actor Khula Budi allegedly held without bail, for more than the prescribed period, reports KBC,