Kayihura New head of International Association of Chiefs of Police

Inspector General of Police Gen. Kale Kayihura has been appointed new head of International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) for regional Chair office for the Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Inspector General of Police Gen. Kale Kayihura

Kayihura’s appointment was confirmed during the International Association of Chiefs of Police held on 1st November 2015 in Kigali during the fourth International Association of Chiefs of Police – Sub-Saharan Africa Executive Policing Meeting.

The one day meeting was held under the theme “Contemporary Policing for a Safer World.”

General Kale Kayihura replaced General Gasana Emmanuel of Rwanda National Police.

The Police Chiefs’ meeting was a follow-up on another Continental  meeting of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) that was held in Kigali in March last year.

During the meeting, police chiefs discussed a number of strategies to enhance international police cooperation between police agencies on the African continent and those in North American police grouping to advance mutually beneficial initiatives in combating crime and to develop collaborative, effective information sharing mechanisms.

About IACP

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) was founded in The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) was founded in Chicago in 1893 as the National Chiefs of Police Union.

The primary goal of the organization was to apprehend and return criminals who had fled the agency jurisdictions in which they were wanted.

The organization has expanded over the years with the goals of advancing the science and art of police work, promoting improved practices throughout the law enforcement community and foster cooperation and information exchange among police administrators.

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