Over 500 DCI officers have been promoted to the ranks of Corporals and Sergeants following the successful completion of a four-month intensive training at the Magadi Field Campus.

In the graduation ceremony presided over by the Director DCI  Mohamed Amin, 360 officers were promoted from police constables to corporals, while 152 corporals attained the rank of police sergeants.

The training that kicked off 17 weeks ago focused on improving the quality and standards of the officers’ investigations, while equipping them with the requisite skills to take up their new leadership roles.

While congratulating the officers, Amin urged them to offer quality services to Kenyans, with utmost decorum and strict adherence to the rule of law.

The DCI Chief commended the Inspector General of Police Japhet Koome for believing in DCI’s capacity to train and promote its own officers, pointing out that the move had enabled the Directorate to focus on the critical aspects of training in relation to the daily duties of the detectives.

Meanwhile, the Commandant National Criminal Investigation Academy Gateria Mboroki affirmed the readiness of the officers to serve in their new capacities, owing to the objectivity of the course.

On his part, the Director Operations at DCI Richard Mwaura called upon the officers to uphold professionalism and integrity, reminding them that members of the public were expecting nothing short of diligent services.

Other senior officers present included the Commanding Officer Magadi Field Campus Charles Naibei, Director Training Edwin Kamau, Deputy Director Investigation Bureau Paul Wachira, and PA to the DCI Lawrence Some among others.

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