We’re the best, police rejects report ranking it worst in Africa

Uganda Police

Uganda Police management are still analysing the recently released report by World Internal Security and Police Index (WISP), The International Science Association (IPSA) and the Institute For Economics and Peace (IEP) that ranked the Uganda Police among the worst five Police Forces in Africa.

“The Uganda Police Force is studying the report and soon we will release a statement based on the four domains of capacity, process, legitimacy and outcomes that were based on to make the report.”

AIGP Asan Kasingye, former Police Spokesman now political commissar told media at Police headquarters.

“We believe that we are one of the best Police Force in the region and Africa, if indeed researchers followed these domains,” Kasingye said.

“We have achieved a lot in terms of human capacity building of the institution through human resource and non-human resource functions.”

He added that the Uganda Police Research, Planning and Development Directorate will soon make its report that will be availed to the media.

WISP gave Uganda police a Global Rank of 124 / 127 with an overall Score of 0.3119%.

The 2016 World Internal Security and Police Index ranked Botswana’s police force as the best police force in Africa followed by Rwanda and Algeria.

Nigeria’s police force was ranked the worst, just below Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya and Uganda to make up the bottom four.