Uganda National Police

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Uganda National Police
Poliisi ya Uganda
Common name Uganda Police
Abbreviation UP
Agency overview
Formed 1900s
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Size 241,038 square kilometres (93,065 sq mi)
Population 35,918,900[1]
Legal jurisdiction Uganda
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters UNP Headquarters
Katalima Road
Naguru, Kampala
Agency executive Inspector General, Edward Kale Kayihura
Parent agency Uganda Ministry of Internal Affairs
Units
Districts Districts of Uganda
Website
upf.go.ug

The Uganda National Police is the national police force of Uganda. The head of the Force is called the Inspector General of Police (IGP). The current IGP is General Edward Kale Kayihura. He is a military officer of the Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF).

History[edit]

Up until April 2014, the official name of he government agency was Uganda Police Force. On that day, the IGP publicly announced the name change.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Estimated Uganda Population 2014". Central Intelligence Agency: The World Factbook. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Lumu, David (11 April 2014). "Uganda Police Changes Name". New Vision. Retrieved 11 April 2014. 

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