Introducing IPOA

IPOA Board of Directors

WHO WE ARE:

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority was established through an Act of Parliament published in November 2011 to provide for civilian oversight over the work of the police in Kenya. The inaugural Board was sworn into office in June 2012.

VISION:

A robust civilian accountability mechanism that promotes public trust and confidence in the National Police Service

MISSION:

To conduct impartial and independent investigations, inspections, audits and monitoring of the National Police Service to prevent impunity and enhance professionalism in the interest of the public

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COMPLAINTS

The Authority considers complaints about Police misconduct or neglect of duty, or Police practices, policies and procedures.

IPOA News Updates

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PRESS STATEMENT: POLICE OFFICERS TO BE CHARGED FOR MURDER

PRESS STATEMENT: POLICE OFFICERS TO BE CHARGED FOR MURDER In execution of its mandate under Section 25(1) of the IPOA Act which requires the Authority to...

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PRESS STATEMENT BY THE BOARD INDEPENDENT POLICING OVERSIGHT AUTHORITY

On Monday 1st August 2016 two (2) IPOA investigators visited Kayole Police Station with a view to serving summons on OCPD Kayole under Section 7 of...

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PRESS STATEMENT: CORD PROTEST AGAINST IEBC

PRESS STATEMENT: CORD PROTEST AGAINST IEBC In its meeting on 4th May 2016 the IPOA Board discussed actions by the National Police Service in relation to...

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Outstanding Police Service Awards (OPSA)

The Outstanding Police Service Awards (OPSA) It is an initiative by the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) together with the National Police Service Commission (NPSC); the...

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IPOA TO PREFER MURDER CHARGES AGAINST POLICE CONSTABLE PATRICK THURANIRA (2)

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) conducted independent investigations into deaths of two Egerton University students, Mr. Dennis Ongwae Magomere and Mr. Felix Ngaywa Nyagena...

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IPOA ON GARISSA TERROR ATTACK

We send our heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the families and friends of the Garissa University College students and our brave Police officers who died...

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IPOA TO AWARD OUTSTANDING POLICE OFFICERS

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) will on Thursday 12th March 2015 fete outstanding police officers and police stations. Awarding professional and efficient police officers...

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Civil Oversight Conference

Democratic policing aspires to a professional, accountable, effective and efficient police institution that is capable of providing security to citizens in a manner consistent with...

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Police Recruitment Appeal Case Mention

The Appeal Case filed by the National Police Service Commission against IPOA in regard to the annulled Police recruitment came up for hearing today before...

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PRESS RELEASE ON INVESTIGATIONS INTO POLICE OPERATIONS DURING THE DEMONSTRATIONS …

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) was established by Law to provide for civilian oversight over the work of police. The primary objective is to...

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IPOA PRESENTS REPORT ON THE POLICE OPERATIONS AT LANGATA ROAD PRIMARY SCHOOL TO T…

IPOA PRESENTS REPORT ON THE POLICE OPERATIONS AT LANGATA ROAD PRIMARY SCHOOL TO THE DPP

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) was established by Law to provide for civilian oversight over the work of police. The primary objective is to...

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THREATS VIA FACEBOOK

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority has noted with great concern actionable threats being issued against the Authority and its staff through our Facebook page: Independent...

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IPOA INVESTIGATING THE ALLEGED TEARGASSING AND INJURY OF LANGATA ROAD PRIMARY SCH…

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) was established to provide oversight over the work of police on behalf of the Public. IPOA’s primary objective is...

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Unlawful Impounding of Motor Vehicles Fitted with Tinted Windows by the Police

Unlawful Impounding of Motor Vehicles Fitted with Tinted Windows by the Police

On the 13th of May 2014, it was reported in both the print and electronic media that the Inspector General of Police had issued a...

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The Killing of Two Police Officers on 24th April 2014 at Pangani Police Station

The Killing of Two Police Officers on 24th April 2014 at Pangani Police Station

The Killing of Two Police Officers on 24th April 2014 at Pangani Police Station On behalf of IPOA Board, Management and staff, I would like...

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Press Statement IPOA Regarding Alleged “Ethnic Profiling, Unlawful Detention an…

  Press Statement IPOA Regarding Alleged “Ethnic Profiling, Unlawful Detention and Deportation” of Members of Certain Communities by The National Police Service When Carrying Out Security Operations

Background The attention of the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) has been drawn to media reports of alleged ethnic profiling of members of certain ethnic groups,...

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IPOA Presents Strategic Plan for Peer Review

IPOA Presents Strategic Plan for Peer Review

On 16th April 2014, in a one-day validation workshop, the Independent Policing Oversight Authority presented its 4-year (2014/2018) Draft Strategic Plan for stakeholder deliberation and...

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Charges Against OCS Pangani Police Station Over Slum Shooting

Charges Against OCS Pangani Police Station Over Slum Shooting

Charges Against OCS Pangani Police Station Over Slum Shooting of Ms Peris Waithera Mwangi Further to yesterday’s Press Invite in regard to the above subject, IPOA...

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Charges Against OCS Pangani Police Station

Charges Against OCS Pangani Police Station

Charges Against OCS Pangani Police Station Over Slum Shooting of Ms Peris Waithera Mwangi Further to yesterday’s Press Invite in regard to the above subject, IPOA...

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Independent Policing Oversight Authority
1st Ngong Avenue, ACK Garden Annex, 2nd floor
P.O. Box 23035 – 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
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