They include 31 officers of Rwanda National Police (RNP), five from Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) and three from Rwanda Correctional Service (RCS).
The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP/AP) in charge of Administration and Personnel, Jeanne Chantal Ujeneza, presided over the graduation of the eighth intake.
While speaking at the closing of the course, DIGP Ujeneza said that training is one of the essential tools to equip officers with professional knowledge and skills that match with the operating context required in the contemporary policing dynamics and challenges.
“The contemporary dynamics and challenges in policing environment require that security and law enforcement personnel at all levels to be equipped with necessary tools in terms of professional knowledge and skills that match the context they are operating in,” DIGP Ujeneza said.
This, she added, is the reason they were selected by their respective institutions to attend the course.
DIG Ujeneza observed that the training offered a unique golden opportunity to build on their competencies towards professionalism and urged them create positive impact in the performance of their respective institutions.
Chief Inspector of Police (CIP) Flora Niyongira, who was awarded as the overall best trainee, said that the course enriched her understanding in command, operational and tactical policing.
The Police Junior Command and Staff Course is a middle level training designed to equip junior officers with necessary skills to effectively perform command and staff responsibilities at operational and tactical levels.