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NAIROBI PROVINCE

 

 

PROVINCIAL POLICE OFFICER

VISION

Our vision is to create a secure Nairobi with effective and efficient police service, which is proactive in reducing crime as well as being disaster prepared.

MISSION

To reduce crime and promote development by providing high quality police service through:

  • Upholding and applying the law fairly and firmly and
  • Creating and maintaining community solidarity through corporation with police and local leaders.


FUNCTIONS

We discharge our duties according to the Police Act, section 14 which stipulates that our responsibility is to:

  • Maintain law and order
  • Preserve peace
  • Protect life and property
  • Prevent and detect crime
  • Apprehend offenders
  • Enforce all law and regulations with which we are charged.

Apart from the above-mentioned functions, being in the capital city we are also undertake al special operations for state and coverage of international functions.

HISTORY OF NAIROBI AREA POLICE HEADQUARTERS

The Kenya police began its operations between 1887 and 1902, by the Imperial British East Africa (I.B.E.A.) Company. It was until 1907 that Kenya police was organised along military line and the training was military in nature. In 1906 the Kenya police was legally constituted by police ordnance. The Nairobi provincial police headquarter had its first P.P.O. In 1958, until late 1960s they were known as Chief Police Officers. To date, it has had a total of eighteen (18) provincial police officers. The following have been in the office:

S/NO.
RANK
NAME
FROM
TO
1. ACP MR. M.K.AKKER 1958 1964
2. ACP MR. J.W. BAKER 1964 1965
3. S/ACP MR. J.M. OSWALD 1965 1974
4. S/ACP MR. MUNENE MUHINDI 1974 1982
5. S/ACP MR. P.M. KILONZO 1982 1988
6. DCP MR. G.K. KINOTI 1988 1993
7. DCP MR. D.N. KIANDA 1993 1994
8. S/ACP MR. J.K. MUSAU 1994 1994
9. DCP MR. J.K. MUSAU 1994 1995
10. DCP MR. D.K. WACHIRA 1995 1996
11. DCP MR. E.M. MARAGUA 1996 1997
12. DCP MR D.N. KYANDA 1997 1998
13. DCP MR. I.N. MUTHURI 1998 1999
14. DCP MR. P.M. MBUVI 1999 2000
15. DCP MR. G.M. MUATHE 2000 2002
16. DCP MR. S. KIMENCHU 2002 2003
17. DCP MR. J. MENGO 2003 2003
18. DCP MR. JONATHAN KOSKEI 2003 2004
19. DCP MR.KING'ORI MWANGI 2005 2006
20. DCP MR.NJAGI NJUE 2006 2009
21. DCP MR. ANTONY K. MUGO 2009 TODATE

DIPLOMATIC POLICE

This is a unit within N/Area, which is charged with security of diplomats both in residential and Embassies. The unit is headed by Mr. Fredrick Situma ACP

Apart from the above mentioned we also have civilian support staff whose efforts have made the province to achieve its mission and they include:

  • Provincial transport Officer
  • Provincial executive officer
  • Office Superintendent
  • Accountant
  • Provincial quartermaster

Covering a large area Nairobi area is divided into different divisions and units in order to curb crime effectively. In October 2004 Nairobi was extended to a Greater Nairobi covering Magadi, Mlolongo, Syokimau, Kiamumbi and Kinoo taking up parts of Rift valley, Eastern and Central provinces respectively. Currently we have a total of nine (9) police divisions, which include:

1. GIGIRI POLICE DIVISION
2. LANGATA POLICE DIVISION
3. NGONG POLICE DIVISION
4. KASARANI POLICE DIVISION
5. EMBAKASI POLICE DIVISION
6. CENTRAL POLICE DIVISION
7. KAYOLE POLICE DIVISION
8. BURUBURU POLICE DIVISION
9. KASARANI POLICE DIVISION

There are also special units which deals specifically with particular criminal activities.

Having the above-mentioned personnel, divisions and special units the province has the capability to achieve its mission embarking on its vision.

Contact us through the following addresses...
Tel Fax Postal Address
+254 020 22724201/2/3/4/5 +254 020 4328483 P.O. Box 30051-00100 Nairobi