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RNP deems security as fundamental to sustainable development

RNP deems security as fundamental to sustainable development

The 2015 second Police high council has emphasized that, development can only take place on the foundation of law and order, Rwanda National Police (RNP) must continue working closely with its partners and residents in ensuring public safety and security. Speaking during the council, the Minister Minister of Internal Security, Sheikh Musa Fazil Harerimana, who […]

RNP welcomes officers from Haiti peacekeeping mission

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has welcomed back a contingent of 140 officers that returned home after successfully completing a one year peacekeeping mission under the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). The returned contingent under Rwanda Formed Police Unit five (RWAFPU V) include 17 females and was led Commissioner of Police Bruce Munyambo as […]

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Gambia police force discuss partnership with Rwanda counterparts

The Gambian Inspector General of Police, (IGP) Ben Wilson is in Rwanda to gauge and strengthen relationship with their Rwandan counterparts in Kigali. The Gambian IGP, Wilson, said that the relationship between RNP and The Gambian police started in March last year when IGP Gasana invited his Gambian counterpart. “Three months later, the two forces […]

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US Ambassador to Rwanda commends Police efforts towards safety, security

The US Ambassador to Rwanda, Erica Barks-Ruggles, has commended Rwanda National Police (RNP) for its high-level professionalism and commitment to upgrade skills of its officers, which has enabled the force to sustain the peace and security of Rwanda. She was speaking on July 6, during her visit of the Police Training School in Gishari, Rwamagana […]

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UNDP ambassador lauds Rwanda police role in Fighting GBV

The Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Connie Britton has praised Rwanda National Police (RNP) for its efficiency and professionalism in responding to incidences of gender-based violence (GBV). Ambassador Britton noted that countrywide campaigns that have been influential in raising awareness against the scourge. He made the remarks on June 21 during […]

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More female Police officers set to go for peacekeeping missions

Eighty Rwanda National Police Individual Police Officers (IPOs), 73 of them females, will on January 25, leave for a one year peacekeeping operations in four separate United Nations missions. A batch of 40 females will be deployed under the United Nations–African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), 28 of which 21 are females will go to […]

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Over 900 complete ‘Police basic course’

As Rwanda National Police (RNP) continues to bolster its ranks with well trained staff, the tenth intake of 916 recruits including 149 females, were successfully passed out after completing an intensive eight months Basic Police Course at the Police Training School in Gishari, Rwamagana district. The recruits were given the rank of Police Constable (PC) […]

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The New Year was ushered in amidst high security— Rwanda Police

Safety and security on the night of the New Year’s Eve was high with no major records of crimes, accidents and breach of laws. The Police Spokesman, CSP Celestin Twahirwa, revealed that although many parties were conducted across the country to usher in 2015, police received no reports of deaths or injuries, which was attributed […]

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Police gender promotion initiative exemplary— UN

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has fostered a gender-promotion environment that has enabled women to have a platform on which they can exercise their rights and freely contribute to the security development of the country. Lamin Manneh, the ONE-UN Rwanda Resident Coordinator said this on December 23, during a training workshop for commissioned female officers, held […]

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Rwanda Police ready moves to protect the public during festive season

Police The police have warned people to abide by the law and be on high alert in order to reduce the prevalence of crime during the festive season. Commissioner for Operations, CP Emmanuel Butera said there is a need for people to be cautious in their dealings in light of the forth coming holidays. Butera, […]

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