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RNP embarks on advanced information sharing in fighting graft
Published on 26-07-2016 - at 00:45' by Police

The retreat on fighting corruption has resolved to strengthen partnership and enhance sharing of information with all stakeholders and the general public in particular as one of the effective means to fight the vice.

At the conclusion of the two-day retreat held at Rwanda National Police (RNP) General Headquarters on July 24, the Commissioner for inspectorate of services and Ethics ACP Jean Neppo Mbonyumuvunyi noted that partnership is an effective way to collect information.

The retreat was attended by forty police officers drawn from different departments and specialized units of RNP.

ACP Mbonyumuvunyi urged the officers to ensure they implement the resolutions agreed upon and reminded them that “no one is indispensable before the law.”

Officers resolved to hold periodic trainings and share skills on how best they can fight corruption, up hold professionalism and discipline among officers, and be result oriented.

Participants in the retreat included officers attached to the Inspectorate of Services and Ethics (ISE), Traffic and Road department, Revenue Protection Unit (RPU), CID and criminal Intelligence, among others.

During the retreat officers were told that constant inspection, supervision, audit, investigations and training are the key determinant in the RNP’s effort to ensure zero tolerance to corruption.

RNP also established a disciplinary unit and ethics centre which facilitate to instill professional standards, values and norms among the police personnel and even to partners; conducts internal audits and established a toll-free line 997, all which have been instrumental in keeping their personnel in check as well as fighting graft in public institutions.

RNP also signed a memorandum of understanding with Transparency International-Rwanda and the Office of Ombudsman to crate a framework of partnership in the fight against graft.

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ACP Jean Neppo Mbonyumuvunyi, Commissioner for inspectorate of services and Ethics.

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