KAMPALA – A total of 45 Senior Police Officers on Tuesday 26 completed eight-day Senior Commanders’ Course at Police headquarters in Naguru.
The passing out was presided over by the Deputy Director of Human Resource Development SCP Felix Ndyomugyenyi who represented Director AIGP Godfrey Golooba.
SCP Ndyomugyenyi said that the course was timely and befitting for officers who are going to supervise the juniors who will operate the CCTV cameras in the country.
He urged the commanders to use the cameras to curtail crime and reduce it in the country so that investors can feel at home.
“Investors cannot come where there is insecurity, so make maximum use of cameras to fight crime in your area, so that investors can come and invest in Uganda,” he said.
The training was conducted by Blue Global Services (BGS) from the United Kingdom and it was supported by HUAWEI.
HUAWEI is the company that was contracted by the Uganda government to install the CCTV cameras in the country.
The Chief Trainer Mr. Les Owen appreciated President Museveni for his imitative to have CCTV cameras installed in the country to fight crime.
The course that included topics like concepts of operations, Integrated command and control, Critical Incident Management, Communication, Management contingency plans among others focused on the safety of cities.
Participants were drawn from Field Force Unit, Counter-Terrorism, Traffic, Flying Squad, 999 response team, Public Relations Officers, Commander Kampala Metropolitan Police and his deputy, All Regional Police Commanders in KMP, all Regional Traffic Officers in KMP, all Division Police Commanders in KMP.