Uganda steps up fight to beat terrorism

The Uganda Police Force have passed out over 200 Counter Terrorism officers who have equipped with special fighting knowledge.

Officers display some of their rare skills they learnt during the five months

The officers, 228 in number were certified on Friday, 18th June after completing a five-months basic counter terrorism course.

Meanwhile, 64 completed a one month and two weeks Scenes of crime course, at the Police Counter Terrorism Training School, Olilim in Katakwi District.

Officers partaking a scenes of crime course

AIGP Edward Ochom, the Director Operations presided over the closing ceremony and urged the officers to put the knowledge and skills acquired to improve security, safety and service delivery to the public.

AIGP Godfrey Golooba the Director Human Resource Development noted that the police will continue providing routine refresher courses and retraining.
He urged the officers to maintain self discipline as enshrined in the UPF standard operating procedures.

The specially skilled officers are now ready for action


The training was meant to help in the fight against terror and foster modern techniques of crime scene management.

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