KAMPALA -The Uganda Police force is on a countrywide rectification exercise that is aimed at improving the image of the force and better service delivery.
The Head of Manpower Audit and Verification ACP Simon Peter Wafana and SSP Christopher Kwerit, the Head Political Education Department led a team of officers from Police Headquarters, Naguru to cover districts in West Nile Region.
The team has met with officers at Pakwach Police Station and Nebbi Police Stations respectively.
Police has noted that this is aimed at engaging officers with a core purpose of getting feedback that will be used to improve the officers’ welfare and guide them on how best to handle matters on the ground.
The officers have been urged to be patriotic and nationalistic by loving and respecting the communities in which they work.
“Be professional and ethical as you serve the public , avoid indulging in acts that portray the image of the force negatively,” police noted.
The senior Police officers also urged their West Nile affiliates to practice maximum discipline, be competent, productive and self-driven.
This nationwide exercise comes in the aftermath of the bad publicity that the Police force has been experiencing in recent times due to human rights violations and corrupt cops who has recently infiltrated the force.