LIST: Museveni promotes 1,638 senior police officers

President Museveni inspects a guard of honour at Naguru Police Headquarters in Kampala recently. FILE PHOTO/ PPU

President Museveni has promoted 1,638 gazzated police officers, including nine senior commissioners of police and 17 commissioners.
This is the second promotion of gazzeted police officers from the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police and above.

Internal Affairs minister, Maj Gen (RTD) Kahinda Otafiire said on Friday that President Museveni promoted nine officers from the rank of Commissioner of Police (CP) to Senior Commissioner of Police (SCP), 17 officers were promoted from Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) to Commissioner of Police (CP), 37 officers were promoted from Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) to Assistant Commissioner of Police, 199 officers from the rank of Superintendent to Senior Superintendent of police, 976 officers from Assistant Superintendent of Police to Superintendent of Police and 400 from Inspector of Police to Assistant Superintendent of Police.

“In the exercise of powers vested in the President under section9 (1) of the Police Act Cap 003 and on the advice of the Uganda Police Authority, H.E the president has appointed and promoted 1,638 gazzetted police officers to the ranks of senior commissioner of police, commissioner of police, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Senior Superintendent of police, Superintendent of police and Assistant Superintendent of police,” Gen Otafiire said.