The Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura has passed out over 200 police officers at a function held at Kigo Marine Base.
The officers drawn from Kampala Metropolitan had for the last one month been training on security management.
Speaking at the event, the IGP said courses such as security management are good in solving operational inefficiencies and challenges which he said needs urgent attention.
“Such courses are good to solve our operational inefficiencies and challenges which needs urgent attention. Trainings such as this help officers to have discipline of mind because we deal in critical conditions hence it requires officers to become disciplined which is defining character of the force,” IGP said.
He also urged the officers to embrace spirit of team work and professional attitude towards work so as to help them to be self-sufficient and also, quick decision making while on duty.
“There is need for knowledge deepening. Policing isn’t rocket science. Hence, there is need for continued trainings which will help solve our own problems,” he said.
The one month course, according to Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander, CP Frank Mwesigwa-was designed after realizing that there was operational challenges in the field adding, there are plans to train all the 5,000 personnel under Kampala Metropolitan region.