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Kenya

The Kenya Police Service

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Headed by a Commissioner of Police who commands a force of more than 35,000 officers, the Kenya Police Service (KPS) is a department of the Ministry of State for Provincial Administration and Internal Security. Its Headquarters are located in Nairobi's Central Business District.

The General Service Unit is an independent paramilitary mobile police force used for the apprehension of dangerous, syndicated or armed criminals.

KPS vision

To be a world class police service, with a people-friendly, responsive and professional workforce.

KPS mission

Committed to providing quality police services to meet the expectations of our customers by upholding the rule of law and creating and maintaining strong partnerships for conducive social, economic and political development of Kenya.

KPS core functions

  • Maintenance of law and order;
  • Preservation of peace;
  • Protection of life and property;
  • Prevention and detection of crime;
  • Apprehension of offenders; 
  • Law enforcement.  

INTERPOL Nairobi

The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Kenya deals with a number of priority crime areas. These include:

  • Drugs and organized crimes;
  • Financial and high-tech crimes;
  • Motor vehicle theft crimes;
  • Public safety and terrorism;
  • Environmental crime;
  • Maritime piracy.
INTERPOL Nairobi in action
16 November 2017

Keeping foreign terrorist fighters out of East Africa focus of INTERPOL meeting

DJIBOUTI, Djibouti ‒ Using biometrics to identify foreign terrorist fighter networks was the emphasis of an INTERPOL Project Baobab working meeting for East African counter terrorism (CT) units.Co-hosted by the Djibouti Police and funded by the INTERPOL Foundation for a Safer World, the three-day (14 ‒ 16 November) meeting brought together more than 40 of...
08 September 2016

INTERPOL strengthens cooperation in combating corruption in Africa

NAIROBI, Kenya – Enhancing skills in asset recovery and money laundering investigations is the focus of a specialized training course for African law enforcement officers.The 16th INTERPOL Global Programme on Anti-Corruption, Financial Crimes and Asset Recovery has gathered some 60 senior investigators, judges and prosecutors from 18 countries to share ex...
12 July 2016

1,500 police in operation targeting crime networks across Eastern and Southern Africa

KENYA/ZIMBABWE - An operation across Eastern and Southern Africa targeting transnational crimes including human, drug and arms trafficking, people smuggling, terrorism, car theft and environmental crime has resulted in nearly 4,500 arrests.To address the wide-ranging yet often interlinked types of crime across the region, some 1,500 officers were deployed...
04 May 2016

Organized crime networks behind ivory and rhino horn trafficking targeted in East Africa

One man has been arrested and warrants issued for three more individuals in connection with ongoing investigations into two organized crime networks believed to have trafficked at least 8,635 kg of ivory and 53 kg of rhino horn from East and Southern Africa to Asia.   A 44-year-old Chinese national was arrested in Tanzania on suspicion of traffickin...
22 December 2015

Elephant ivory and rhino horn trafficking targeted across Africa in Operation Worthy II

LYON, France – An INTERPOL-led operation targeting ivory trafficking in Africa has resulted in 376 arrests, the seizure of 4.5 tonnes of elephant ivory and rhino horn and the investigation of 25 criminal groups involved in the illicit trade.Operation Worthy II took place from January to October and involved law enforcement across 11 African countries: Eth...
23 October 2015

Fighting pharmaceutical crime focus of INTERPOL training in Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda – An INTERPOL training course to educate participants on how to create effective training programmes to combat pharmaceutical crime within their countries has concluded in Uganda.The five-day (19-23 October) session was INTERPOL’s first ‘train-the-trainer’ course held in Africa with a focus on pharmaceutical crime. It brought together 19 p...

Red Notices 2

BAKONZA
JOHN
Age today: 54 years old
Nationality: Uganda

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GEDI
AHMED MAHABUB
Age today: 30 years old
Nationality: Kenya , Somalia

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All wanted persons

Yellow Notices 1

NAUER
EFFIE PAMELA
Age today: 41 years old
Nationality: Switzerland , Kenya

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All Missing persons

  • 48th INTERPOL General Assembly - 4-11 September 1979
  • 5th African Regional Conference - 1976 - Nairobi