Nairobi 25th January 2024
Nairobi City County Security and Compliance Sector led by Chief Officer Tony Kimani held a meeting with International Police Organization -Kenya Section in a bid to forge a partnership that will focus on engaging and fostering meaningful collaboration to enhance community policing.
The International Police Organization IPO is a multinational professional NGO that through education and scientific work aims to create theoretical and practical tools to serve as a bridge between the community and law enforcement by bringing together professional civilian and security structures to contribute together for a safer community, and a safer tomorrow.
Said Chief Officer Kimani, “Under H.E Governor Sakaja’s manifesto of creating a city of order,dignity,hope and opportunity our sector acts as the backbone for the county because it plays an important role in supporting all the other sectors in terms of Compliance and enforcement in order for them to realize the county’s objective and mandate.”
He further stated, “Community policing is a new unit under this sector that is working to demystify the fear of law enforcement officers by the community. We are looking forward to acquiring knowledge from your organization that will help us in fostering stronger community bonds, ensuring public safety, and upholding compliance within Nairobi City County.”
The president of IPO Andrew Kerr said “as we come together today we have a common purpose to share ideas exchange knowledge towards a common goal. This meeting starts as platform for us to connect, exchange ideas and foster meaningful discussions that will propel us forward. We find ourselves facing complex challenges that require diverse perspectives, expertise and collaborative spirit.”
In attendance were Director for Inspectorate Benjamin Omondi, Director investigation Ocharo, Deputy Director inspectorate Kipsang, Deputy director Administration Joyce Somoni , Supt Michael Jimbi, Amit Pandya senior advisor IPO and Dipesh luhar Head of administration IPO.