FIVE POLICE OFFICERS TO BE CHARGED WITH MURDER

FIVE POLICE OFFICERS TO BE CHARGED WITH MURDER

Five police officers are set to be charged in court with murder after they were indicted by the Independent Policing Oversight Authority.

The Authority investigated the five Constables following the death of Mr. Caleb Esipino Otieno on September 18, 2018 …

POLICE CONSTABLE CULPABLE FOR BUTCHER’S DEATH

POLICE CONSTABLE CULPABLE FOR BUTCHER’S DEATH

A police officer has been found culpable for the death of a butcher who was shot in Nairobi’s Huruma estate.

The shooting prompted an investigation by the Independent Policing Oversight Authority whose findings culminated into an inquest which led a …

TWO OFFICERS CONVICTED FOR KILLING A WOMAN IN MANDERA

TWO OFFICERS CONVICTED FOR KILLING A WOMAN IN MANDERA

“The accused persons (officers) raised the issue of self-defence. I find that this is an attempt at a mere cover up by the accused persons as there is no evidence pointing to the presence of any other armed person(s) at

BLUE CODE OF SILENCE; BIG THREAT TO PROFESSIONAL POLICING

BLUE CODE OF SILENCE; BIG THREAT TO PROFESSIONAL POLICING

BY IPOA News

On August 12, 2017, the Independent Policing Oversight Authority received information that a nine-year-old girl was fatally wounded after being shot by a police officer.

After investigations, the Authority determined that an inquest be conducted by a …

IPOA REGULATIONS FINALLY IN SIGHT

IPOA REGULATIONS FINALLY IN SIGHT

IPOA will soon unveil a raft of Regulations that will govern the way investigations, inspections and other functions of the Authority will be conducted.

These controls will shield the Authority in the event of legal challenges that may arise during …

IPOA ACT UNDER REVIEW

IPOA ACT UNDER REVIEW

Eight years after establishment, IPOA has lined up far-reaching changes to its constitutive law with the aim of giving the Authority a fresh impetus in ensuring Kenyans enjoy professional policing.

Among the expected legal changes is to redefine some of …

CONSTITUTION OF KENYA 2010 AT 10

CONSTITUTION OF KENYA 2010 AT 10

The independent Policing Oversight Authority convened a virtual meeting with key players in the media as part of activities to mark 10 years since the promulgation of the Kenya Constitution.

During the meeting convened by Chairperson Mrs. Anne Makori the …

IPOA receives PPE donation

IPOA receives PPE donation

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) has received a shot in the arm with a donation of Personal Protection Equipment (PPEs) from the United States Government.

Receiving the donation, IPOA Chairperson Anne Makori explained that the Authority faced challenges prior …

IPOA LAUDS EFFORTS TO MODERNISE THE NATIONAL POLICE SERVICE

IPOA LAUDS EFFORTS TO MODERNISE THE NATIONAL POLICE SERVICE

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority has lauded efforts to modernize the National Police Service in Kenya.

Vice-Chairperson Jonathan Lodompui made the remarks after witnessing the launch of Digital Occurrence Book (OB) at Buruburu police station in Nairobi on August 3, …