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(PHOTOS) Kisumu conducts assessment of injured police officers

Over 100 police officers were found with complications during the assessment.

In Summary

• The National Police Service Commission Chairman Eliud Kinuthia led the official launch of Nyanza Region Medical Assessment exercise.

• This exercise is meant to assess police officers injured in the line of security duties.

NPSC Chairman Eliud Kinuthia addressing police officers at Kisumu Police line on September 14, 2021. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO
NPSC Chairman Eliud Kinuthia addressing police officers at Kisumu Police line on September 14, 2021. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO

Police officers in the Nyanza region on Tuesday underwent an assessment of those injured in the line of duty.

National Police Service Commission chairman Eliud Kinuthia led the official launch of Nyanza Region Medical Assessment exercise.

Doctors Silvia Kemunto and Rose Jalang'o exermin the extent of physical disability of an officer during the assessment of police officers injured in the line of security duties at Kisumu's Police line on September 14, 2021. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO
Doctors Silvia Kemunto and Rose Jalang'o exermin the extent of physical disability of an officer during the assessment of police officers injured in the line of security duties at Kisumu's Police line on September 14, 2021. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO

Over 100 police officers were found with complications during the assessment.

NPSC Chairman Eliud Kinuthia convers with Jackson Ywalareng who turned up for medical assessment at Kisumu Police line on September 14, 2021. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO
NPSC Chairman Eliud Kinuthia convers with Jackson Ywalareng who turned up for medical assessment at Kisumu Police line on September 14, 2021. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO

Kinuthia also paid a courtesy call to Nyanza Regional Commissioner, Magu Mutundika, in his office in Kisumu, ahead of the official launch of Nyanza Region Medical Assessment exercise.

NPSC will also look at the general welfare of the police officers.

A police officer Jackson Ywalareng looks on as doctors Silvia Kemunto and Rose Jalang'o exermin the extent of his physical disability during the assessment of police officers injured in the line of security duties at Kisumu's Police line on September 14, 2021. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO
A police officer Jackson Ywalareng looks on as doctors Silvia Kemunto and Rose Jalang'o exermin the extent of his physical disability during the assessment of police officers injured in the line of security duties at Kisumu's Police line on September 14, 2021. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO

The regional commissioner advised every commander to keenly pay attention to grievances from police officers under their jurisdictions.

The move will help diffuse the many stressful issues affecting them.

DCI headquarters nurse Cherono Maritim exermins Abel Mudhami during the assessment of police officers injured in the line of security duties as Nyanza Regional Commissioner Mangu Mutindika and NPSC Chairman Eliud Kinuthia look on at Kisumu Police line on September 14, 2021. Over 100 police officers were found with various complications. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO
DCI headquarters nurse Cherono Maritim exermins Abel Mudhami during the assessment of police officers injured in the line of security duties as Nyanza Regional Commissioner Mangu Mutindika and NPSC Chairman Eliud Kinuthia look on at Kisumu Police line on September 14, 2021. Over 100 police officers were found with various complications. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO