By Spy Uganda
Kampala: The Federal Republic of Germany has Thursday donated one brand new single cabin Nissan pickup, 25 video cameras and 1000 chairs to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations Training School at a function held at Police Headquarters in Naguru Kampala.
The assortment was handed over to the Joint Chief Of Staff AIGP, Jack Bakasumba, by the team from the German Embassy in Uganda headed by His Excellency Schauer, the Deputy Ambassador of the Federal Republic of German.
During the handover, AIGP Bakasumba applauded the German government for the strong spirit of cooperation with the Uganda Police Force.
“This is an enormous support to the Uganda Police Force, for which we shall always remember as an institution. It’s an illustration of the strong relationship that exists between the two sister countries, this support will not only fight crime within Ugandan borders but also across. We pledge to use this equipment professionally and guard against any misuse,” AIGP Bakasumba said.
According to police leadership, the donation comes at a time when the police leadership is undertaking efforts to professionalize the force majorly by making investigations scientific for the better service delivery of the public.
The German government has previously supported the force in the training of crime scene management officers, fingerprints, bomb scene management, crime trend analysis, narcotic drug investigations, forensic photography and homicide investigations among others.
The handover ceremony was also attended by Director CID, AIGP Grace Akullo, AIGP Asan Kasingye, Ag Director Forensics SP Andrew Mubiru among others.