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Monday, 19 April 2021 11:15

IGP Launches Annual Crime Report (2020)


NAGURU - The Inspector General of Police on 19th April 2021 launched the Annual Crime Report for 2020. This report follows the 2019 crime report detailing the crime trend, patterns and ratios of crime/population taking into account the contemporary challenges and efforts by Uganda Police Force to reduce crime generally towards a safe and crime-free society.






Published: 19th April 2020

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Thursday, 23 April 2020 08:54

UPF MOBI App Upgraded with more features


As we continue to fight against the spread of Covid-19 Pandemic, the Uganda Police Force application (UPF MOBI APP) has been expanded with 6 more improved features for public use.

These include; a map which can help a person seeking help to locate a police station or post nearest to him or her. Contacts of officers from different policing units are accessible using this application. The App, when downloaded to an individual’s phone can quickly help the nearest police to connect a person in need of help to the patrollers and other response units in the callers’ locality for a faster response






Published: April 23, 2020

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Wednesday, 29 April 2020 08:20

DOWNLOAD: Annual Crime Report for 2019


The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Okoth-Ochola yesterday April 28 2020 launched the Uganda Police Annual Crime and Traffic/Road Safety Report for 2019.







Annual Crime Report (2018)


Published: April 29 2020

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We would like to inform the public that the installation of the Hi-tech CCTV cameras for the KMP area now stands at 68%.  The work has been carried out as part of the police investments in the CCTV provision across the country, on the Directive of H.E. The President.

So far 2547 cameras have been installed out of 3233 (78%), sites installed are 1038 out of 1248 (83%), cameras online are 1565 out of 3233 (48.4%), trenching 1083km out of 1258km (86%), monitoring rooms on line (Divisions) 11 out of 18(61%), fiber cable laying 1000km out of 1258km (79.5%), construction of the National Center (40%).

The purpose of the use of the CCTV is to monitor public places, where they are installed to assist in the prevention and detection of crime.  The completion of phase I, of this innovative project, will mark a significant point in what is a complex and intricate project.  The program works have been huge and we are grateful to the CCTV project team for all their hard work.

We are also actively using the CCTV system for gathering information, supporting patrols within the KMP area, directing investigations, tackling anti-social and criminal behavior, which range from nuisance to assaults and wounding, and other offences such as burglary, robbery and murder.  The recordings show the whole incident from the point the offender began to commit an offence to the end.




Published: July 1, 2019

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NAGURU - The Inspector General of Police (IGP) J.M Okoth Ochola has today launched the 2018 Annual Crime Report at the Police HQ in Naguru, Kampala.

Read the IGP's statement below:

"I am pleased to present to you the Annual Crime and Traffic/Road Safety Report for the year 2018. Let me begin by expressing appreciation to H.E The President of the Republic of Uganda for the strategic guidance towards the fight against crime and for the establishment of anti-crime infrastructure such as the installation of CCTV cameras, fingerprinting of guns, recruitment of LDUs among others".

"I (would) also like to thank the Minister of Internal Affairs and the Government of Uganda for the continued support in helping the Police protect and serve Ugandans. Appreciation goes to the Parliamentary Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs for their support on the implementation of the CCTV project. We acknowledge and commend the continued positive contribution by sister security agencies".

The IGP also recognised the contribution by the Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) institutions as well as other development partners for the complementary efforts in fighting crime.




Published: May 27, 2019

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