The Inspector General of Police Okoth Martin Ochola has appointed a commander of the 999 police patrol response unit in a shake up that has seen 54 senior police officers moved.
He has appointed Senior Superintendent of Police Bamuzibire Samuel from Field force unit to lead the energized motorized unit.
The 999 police unit and system is charged with patrolling rapid response to incidents in urban areas and highways.
In the shakeup Ochola moved Regional police commanders and district commanders in west Nile region, Western Eastern and Northern parts of the country.
In Kampala he moved ASP Bakaleke Joseph Gwaido from Central Police to Kiryandongo as DPC.
Ochola appointed ASP Wotwali Ronald from Kawempe to Central Police Station as DPC.
Notable in the shakeup, the IGP appointed ASP Mansoor Sowedi who has been the Police Spokesperson for Elgon to Bukomansimbi as district police commander.
The IGP also recalled Mitiyana police commander ASP Akampulira Ryan to police headquarters human resource department pending deployment.
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