DCI offers high-level training to detectives from East African countries

On Tuesday, the Deputy Director at the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, Dr Hamisi, officially opened the Regional Crime Scene Investigations Training for Officers from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania at the DCI Academy.

The 11-day training is well-tailored to furnish the officers with comprehensive and specialized training in applying forensic science to crime scene investigations.

Coming immediately after the official opening of the DCI National Forensic Laboratory by His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta, the course is a fundamental capacity builder for the experts drawn from East Africa's investigative agencies.

Speaking on behalf of the Director-General, Dr Masa assured the participants that the training will improve their aptitude in Crime Scene management and processing, evidence documentation, advanced latent print and shooting reconstruction.

He also expressed immense gratitude to the German government that has facilitated the training through the GIZ Police Programme, Africa, led by Mr. ULRICH Jaenen.

On her part, the Commandant DCI Academy, Ms. Gatiria Mboroki, urged all the participants to fully take advantage of the training since it would enhance their investigative capabilities translating to better service delivery in their respective countries.

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