Rwanda National Police (RNP) has celebrated 17 years since its inception , a ceremony that coincided with the graduation of 364 cadet officers including 33 females at Nyamirambo Stadium.
The officers that graduated began trainings on 31st August 2016.
Twenty of the graduates are from Rwanda Correctional Service (RCS). The training, on commencement, attracted 370 trainees but seven of them didn’t complete on account of various disciplinary and health reasons.
The ceremony has kicked off with presenting graduating officers to the Minister of Justice, Johnston Busingye and parade.
Established in 2000, police has so far contributed a lot to maintain national security and involved in international peacekeeping missions.
It was also involved in societal transformation activities where it connected citizens with off-grid electricity, availed safe water facilities among other activities carried out annually during the Police Week.