Over 177 Police officers were on Wednesday passed out after months of undergoing a Basic Counter Terrorism course at the Police Training School, Olilim in Katakwi district.
They included 18 females and 159 males. Out of these, 18 were gazetted officers, 06 Noncommissioned officers and 153 officers on other ranks.
The Chief of Joint Staff AIGP Jackson Bakasumba presided over the pass out ceremony and noted that the basic counter terrorism course is very important in the operations and administration of the police.
He congratulated the trainees upon finishing the course and urged the officers to put the skills acquired into good use in keeping law and order and protecting the life and property of the population.
AIGP Bakasumba called upon the trainees to keep a high level of integrity and discipline while on policing duties, noting that the Police leadership will not tolerate any acts that would taint the forces’ image.