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Guarding Public Interest in Policing


Section Six (6) of IPOA Act states the Functions of the Independent Policing Oversight Authority.

Subsection (j) states: (the Authority shall) subject to the Constitution and the laws related to freedom of information, publish findings of its investigations, monitoring, reviews and audits as it sees fit, including by means of the electronic or printed media;

In line with this provision, the Authority regularly produces and disseminates press releases for mass consumption.

December 6, 2022 – IPOA investigates shooting of Machakos University student

November 9,2022 – IPOA Launches investigation into fatal shooting at Kambi Ya

Mwanza, Kakamega

June 3, 2022 – Investigation into fatal shooting at Masimba, Kajiado County.

May 30, 2022 – Two officers cleared of wrongdoing

April 27, 2022 – IPOA Board appoints new Director/Chief Executive Officer

December 7, 2021 – Fatal shooting, Suicide in Kiambu

October 28, 2021 – Deaths in Nairobi

October 27, 2021 – Officer charged with defilement, Kiambu

October 27, 2021 – Four police officers to be charged over deaths in Nairobi and Mombasa

September 25, 2021 – IPOA Investigates Fatal shooting in Nairobi

September 25, 2021 – IPOA Investigates shooting in Mathira, Nyeri

September 8, 2021 – Complaints update

September 8, 2021 – Complaints update

August 26, 2021 – Use of excessive and Lethal Force

August 25, 2021 – Death enquiry, Kahawa West Nairobi

August 19, 2021 – Enquiry into a fatality in Kayole, Nairobi

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