Eye On Inspections- IPOA Performance Report: July 1- December 31, 2021

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

Eye On Investigations – IPOA Performance Report: July 1- December 31, 2021

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 Investigations – IPOA Performance Report: July 1- December 31, 2021

Was IPOA Formed to Find Fault In The Police?

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) has today moved to subdue fears that it goes all out to ensure police officers are sent to jail for the actions they take in the course of their duties. On the contrary, the Authority endeavours to ensure that the National Police Service strives to achieve the highest standards … Continue reading Was IPOA Formed to Find Fault In The Police?

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…

Police Officer To Be Arraigned In Court For Murder

A police officer is expected to appear before Kisii High Court this morning, Tuesday 21st June, 2022, to face a murder charge contrary to Section 203 as read with Section 204 of the Penal Code. This follows an extensive investigation by the Independent Policing Oversight Authority into the incident in which Mr. Charles Onditi Omwacha … Continue reading Police Officer To Be Arraigned In Court For Murder