Digital occurrence book to help reduce police corruption

Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai addressing journalists at his office in Nairobi on November 1, 2019. He said that digitising police operations is a way of dealing with corruption head-on. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Senior police officers will now be able to monitor every report that is entered in real time and the actions taken.
  • The responsibility of making entries on the OB is ultimately shouldered by the officer on duty at the registry.

Kenyans will have to wait a bit longer before the digital Occurrence Book (OB) launched on Friday starts operating in all police stations as plans are to pilot it in Nairobi.

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