January 18, 2023
Cop Ahmed Rashid accused of killing two boys in Eastleigh has been ordered by the High Court to surrender to the nearest Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) office reports, Capital News.
A man died after following an alleged beating by police officers over stolen dogs, Reports Nation.Africa
January 16, 2023
IPOA investigating death of a man who was allegedly beaten to death by police, Reports Ghetto Radio
MPs call on IPOA to fast-track investigations into killing of a 26-year-old man in Kitui, reports NTV
January 13, 2023
Police officer arrested on allegations of extortions, abduction and enforced disappearance of foreign nationals, according to Nigeria’s Sahara Reporters
January 12, 2023
A murder suspect dies while being held at Nairobi’s Kayole police station, Reports The Star
January 9, 2023
CBC News Canada’s publicly owned news and information service, reports creation of an independent civilian-led oversight – Serious Incident Response Team (SIRT), with authority to launch investigations into incidents involving police, such as police shootings, that result in serious injury or death. It can also investigate allegations of sexual assault or domestic violence involving officers.
IPOA investigates death of a 23-year-old man after being arrested by police in Borabu, Reports Citizen TV
December 6, 2022
Suspect dies in custody at Matopeni police post at Kayole, Nairobi, Reports the Star
Police Officers Grant Suspect’s Last Wish, Shoot Him Beside Mother’s Grave, reports Kenyans.co.ke
Concerns over new system of police vetting in camera, Reports The Standard
December 5, 2022
A teenager shot dead by National Police Service Reservists, reports Citizen TV
November 23, 2022
Across the world, the clamour for civilian policing oversight mechanisms continues to reverberate, this time round in Ireland, England and Wales.
Masimba fatal shootings law suit on a bumpy start.
November 17, 2022
Santa Ana, Orange County, California, US
Locals with complaints against police will have a new resource they can turn to – a police oversight commission, reports The Orange County Register
Police arrest murder suspect diguised as a woman, reports Capital News
November 16, 2022
Spent cartridges collected from the scene where Pakistani journalist Arshad Sharif’s was shot handed to IPOA, reports ARY News.
Crime surge blamed on interference with police independence, reports Kenyans.co.ke, Tuko News
November 15, 2022
The case of Baby Pendo – police commanders finally arraigned for crimes against humanity
November 14, 2022
More claims and counter-claims emerge as investigation into the death of Pakistani journalist continue.
Family cries for justice after a man dies while in police custody in Kirinyaga, Officer arrested after shooting a man at close range in Umoja, Nairobi.
November 9, 2022
Pakistan’s interior minister Rana Sanaullah told media outlets that evidence suggested Pakistani journalist Arshad Sharif was the victim of a targeted killing in Kenya, not an accidental shooting.
Police killings point to systemic rot and a failed justice system, Reports The Star
Police shooting in Kakamega leaves one dead, another injured, reports KBC
November 2, 2022
Reports of Extra-judicial killings and enforced disapperance