While addressing the RYVCP district coordinators on Thursday, September 21, at the Rwanda National Police (RNP) General Headquarters in Kacyiru, IGP Namuhoranye urged them to have an effective orientation in the implementation of the national security and development programmes.
"Have an effective strategy in your volunteerism work. Be proud to contribute to the security of your country without involving in crime but as the front face of crime prevention," IGP Namuhoranye said.
He added: "It is not about the big number of youth volunteers but the impact of your actions in preventing and responding to disasters, anti-crime awareness and having a collective understanding and implementation of the national security and development agenda as a result-oriented group."
He also hinted on effective planning, innovation, coordination, collaboration with grassroots leaders and other entities, and communication to unlock challenges affecting communities.
Formed in 2013, Rwanda Youth Volunteers in Community Policing with about 1.5 million members across the country, who engage in community development activities, including construction and renovation of houses for the disadvantaged families, roads, organic gardens, planting trees and supporting other human security activities.