Police officers complete Junior Command, Tactical courses

On 23 December 2017 at 10:14

Fifty-eight police officers, yesterday, completed the second intake of the ‘Police Tactical Commanders and Police Junior Command and Staff courses at the National Police College (NPC) designed to improve the skills of officers in various policing fields.

At least 29 officers completed the three-month Police Tactical Commanders Course while the same number completed the Junior Command and Staff Course, which lasted for four months.

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Emmanuel K. Gasana, who presided over the pass-out, challenged the officers to be defined by professional conduct.

“We have a vision and a mission to attain in an exemplary and professional way,” IGP Gasana said.

He urged them to love and value their duties, respect the law and core values of Rwanda National Police.

“People in Rwanda and Rwandans in particular expect the best services, professional response to issues of safety and security affecting them but also working with them in policing and human security activities,” the Police Chief said.

The graduands covered Police operation staff work, conduct of Command Post exercises and Field Training Exercises, among other policing fields.

The Police Tactical Commanders and Police Junior Command and Staff courses are part of many academic and professional training programmes conducted by the National Police College.

Other courses include criminology and law, professional police studies, information security and forensic sciences.

In addition, the college conducts various career development courses, such as the Police Senior Command and Staff Course, which is designed to impart senior officers and commissioners with quality skills in relation to executive leadership, strategic management, command and strategic policing skills.

Source:Police News