Friday was the opening ceremony of East African Police Chiefs Corporation Organisation (EAPCCO) games at Uganda Christian University Mukono.
The event will run from 25th August to 30th August 2017. Entry is free.
Countries that are participating are Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, South Sudan, Sudan, and Burundi.
The games will be played under the theme, “promoting community policing and regional cooperation through sports” at UCU and Kigo shooting Range.
The officers will take part in boxing, athletics, shooting, football, netball, taekwondo and volleyball.
According to Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander, Frank Mwesigwa, police has deployed officers to ensure safety during the games.