Police Commanders in Kampala Metropolitan areas have started acting on the new directives by Deputy Inspector General of Police Gen. Sabitti Muzeeyi.
Gen. Sabitti recently announced new major strategies aimed at cracking down criminality especially in Kampala Metropolitan as directed by President Yoweri Museveni.
Among the strategies, Police aims at establishing communication linkages with the public so to quash crime.
On Tuesday, a team led by SSP Christopher Kwerit from the Directorate of Political Commiserate together with the DPC Jinja Road to SP Robert Katuramu met with the community of Kitintale market and neighboring areas to educate them about the new security strategies.
The community was urged to ensure they have their area Police counter numbers for easy and quick response in case of emergencies in their areas and also open up WhatsApp village groups linked to the area officer in charge.
Police said this will help in communication in regards to security.
The area local leadership was also tasked to register and know all the residents in his area, which Police said that it will help in easy identification of criminals and also know their neighbours through the neighborhood watch system.
Relatedly, another team led by ACP Muletelwa Anatoli met with the community of Wakiso.