Following the transfer changes in police command and leadership recently made by Inspector General of Police (IGP) Martins Okoth-Ochola, CP. Moses Kafeero has been assigned as the new Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander replacing CP. Frank Mwesigwa who assumes office as the new Commandant Tourism Police.
Kafeero enters office with many expectations. The new KMP is expected to tackle the worrying trend of kidnap for ransom crime, longstanding unsolved criminal cases, accounting to the public, proactive targeting and apprehension of criminals.
Kafeero will have to work hard to ensure police presence on the streets is regarded as a positive.
Who is CP Moses Kafeero?
Moses Kafeero Kabugo was born August 17, 1976 in Mukono district to the late Samuel Kabugo and Mrs Joyce Kabugo, both professional teachers. His mother served in the Mothers Union Diocesan, Mukono Diocese for many years.
- He holds a Master’s of Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation from University of Rwanda,
- Strategic Leadership and Management -Level 7 from Chartered ManagementInstitute (CMI) -UK,
- Master of Arts Education Management and Planning from Nkumba University,
- Bachelor of Science with Education majoring in Mathematics from Makerere University
- Studied his A-Level from Makerere College School
- O-level from Bishop’s Secondary School Mukono
- Primary at Bishop’s Primary School in Mukono and sat his P.7 at Wobulenzi Parents School.
Kafeero first enrolled and passed out as a cadet police officer in 2005 at Kibuli Police Training School and has since attended a number of police courses in various fields including;
Certificate (Counter Terrorism) from International Law Enforcement Academy in Botswana, Certificate (Intellectual Property crime Investigations) from INTERPOL Headquarters Lyon-France, Certificate (UN Pre -Deployment Course) from Humanitarian Peace Support School Nairobi, Certificate in Skills development for Security Managers from Egyptian Police Academy, Public Order Commander’s Certificate from Police Improvement Agency in UK, United Nations Police Commander’s Certificate from UPDF – Command and Staff College -Jinja, Financial Management Certificate from Uganda Management Institute, Diploma in Curriculum Development from University of Applied Sciences, Leiden – Netherlands, Senior Command and Staff Course ‘psc’ (R)from National Police College-Rwanda, Strategic Command and Leadership from College of Policing in Bramshill, United Kingdom and is currently pursuing an International Law Enforcement Counter Terrorism and Crisis Command Certificate at Academy Rosewell in USA.
Kampala Metropolitan Police plays multiple roles and functions of critical importance to Uganda. Its comprised of 18 divisions namely CPS Kampala, Katwe, Kajjansi, Kabalagala,Old Kampala, Entebbe, Nsangi, Kakiri, Wakiso, Nansana, Kasangati, Kira Road,Kira Division, Jinja Road, Mukono, Nagalama. Wandegeya and Kawempe.
It serves the entire country as the centre for administration, services, commerce, education and government. The Kampala Metropolitan Police serves 4,123,713 people.