Alarm As 57 Police And Prisons Officers Die In The Line Of Duty This Year, Officials Say – Eagle News Feed

Officials at the unveiling of a monument to honor 57 officers killed in line of duty

Officials at the unveiling of a monument to honor 57 officers killed in line of duty

At least 57 police and prison officers have died in the line of duty in 2022 alone.

The fallen heroes and heroines include 30 from the Kenya police, 19 from the Administration Police, four from the Kenya Prisons Service and three from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI).

Interior Cabinet Secretary Kithure Kindiki led government officials in attending a memorial service for 57 fallen heroes and heroines of the police service and prisons at the National Police Service College in Embakasi on Friday, December 16.

Also present was internal security Principal Secretary Raymond Omollo, his correctional services counterpart Mary Muthoni,

Inspector General of police Japhet Koome his two deputies Edward Mbugua and Noor Gabow and Commissioner General of Kenya prisons John Warioba.

Speakers at the event praised the departed officers and called for more measures to prevent some of the deaths.
They promised action to address the trend.

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