Jan 27, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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NPS condemns viral video of GSU graduates

In response to the clip, which has since gone viral, the National Police Service (NPS) described the graduates’ behavior as “irresponsible, inconsiderate and unacceptable” in a statement released on Wednesday.

” (The) attention of the National Police Service is drawn to a video clip circulating on social media showing newly graduated officers from the General Service Unit (GSU) recording themselves as they make some irresponsible and reckless remarks, ”it says the explanation.

In the video clip, one can hear the overly excited officers saying that they belong to Group 26, which they think is the most dangerous in the unit.

Some can be seen gesturing gunshots with their hands.

“We want to make it clear to the public and assure them that the behavior depicted in the clip is not acceptable and not the values ​​of the HSE, the Kenyan police service and the National Police Service “, it says in the declaration.

Others can be heard screaming and boasting that they are no longer in Tr. aining camps were restricted.

No empty threats

“Na sio ati nini, hawa ni wale wazii (freely translated this means: ‘These are not empty threats, we are dangerous)” , one of Shout the Graduates.

“All graduates have completed rigorous, values-based education modeled on the principles of Democratic Police, making them responsive and responsible law enforcement officers serving citizens,” said NPS.

“The oath of loyalty they took as part of their graduation is proof of the sanctity of their service.”

“The remarks in the clip are therefore unfortunate and condemned. It an internal review is ongoing to prioritize appropriate action in relation to the incident. The HSE is known for its focused training aimed at producing highly disciplined and responsible officers, ”the statement reads.

Service The country with courage

The video was made shortly after President Uhuru Kenyatta presided over the 48th graduation parade of 2,502 HSE officials on the campus of the National Police College Embakasi B in Nairobi on Wednesday.

The President tasked the new officials who have joined the NPS to serve the country with courage, integrity and discipline.

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He recognized the rampant cases of mental health problems in the police force and urged them to pass the law abide by and abide by the rules and regulations of the service while protecting the rights and freedoms of Kenyans.

“To serve successfully, you must comply with the law, all rules and regulations that apply Follow directions from your superiors and most importantly, make a commitment to serve this nation with courage, integrity, discipline and honor, “said President Kenyatta.

There are concerns about the rise in suicide and homicide among men and women in uni form, the most recent incident occurred in Kabete, Nairobi, where a police officer went on a rampage, killing his wife and five others before killing himself.