During this electioneering period, the National Police Service assures Kenyans of their commitment to provide a safe, secure and peaceful environment for the 2017 General Elections.
To this effect, the National Police Service has put in place adequate security measures and deployed security teams to secure every part of the country to the best of its ability as it fulfills the mandate of protecting the lives and property of every citizen.
The National Police Service remains impartial and will discharge its duties without fear or favor and with strict adherence to the law. The measures include constant monitoring of the security situation in the country and swift responses aimed at preventing and addressing any emerging security issues.
“We urge members of the public, all candidates together with their supporters, the media and all the other stakeholders, to be vigilant and utilize the engagement and dialogue channels we have put in place to communicate with us”, said Joseph Boinnet, the Inspector General of the National Police Service.
“We equally call upon members of the public, as they have always done, to report any out of ordinary situation or suspicious character to the nearest Police Station or security agent for urgent action to be taken to secure our country now, during and after the general elections”, he added.
“Please call us using our Toll free numbers 999 and 112 whenever you need our assistance from whichever part of the country. We are a listening and responsive Service 24 hours a day”, he further said.
This message is brought to you by the Inspector General, National Police Service.