Kenyan Government to Recruit 5000 Police Constables, 150 Cadets

Kenyan Government to Recruit 5000 Police Constables, 150 Cadets

The National Police Service Commission has announced plans to recruit 5,000 constables and 150 cadets as part of the government efforts to address the issue of police-citizen ratio in the country.

In a statement shared on social media on Thursday, the commission said the request to recruit more officers had been made by Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai.

“The National Police Service Commission has approved a request by IG NPS to recruit 5000 Police Constables & 150 Professional Cadet Police Officers, ” the commission stated.

The approval was granted during a full commission meeting attended by all commissioners, Interior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho and Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) George Kinoti.

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