KENYA’S POLICE DEPARTMENT GOES ONLINE

Digital Content

The police department has set up a website to enhance service delivery and combat crime. According to Police headquarters, the website, www.kenyapolice.go.ke, is yet to be officially launched. It is, however, functional.

Information posted on the site includes names of senior officers, crime statistics, how to report crime and make a complaint and when one needs to call 999 emergency line.

Also available is a list of wanted persons and their pictures, telephone numbers of most of the police stations across the country, status of police reforms, a section of traffic updates and services offered by the force. The department has also explained how to hire its services, which include police officers, vehicles and dogs.

In his message, the Commissioner of Police, Maj-Gen Hussein Ali, says dynamics of security worldwide call for diligence in keeping abreast with current communication technology, which is crucial in exchanging views, experiences and information pertaining to law enforcement.

The East African Standard