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Uganda Police Force Retires 233 Officers in Grand Ceremony

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In a grand ceremony held at Police Headquarters Naguru on Tuesday, a total of 233 officers ranging from the rank of Senior Commissioner of Police (SCP) to Police Constable (PC) bid farewell to the Uganda Police Force upon reaching the mandatory retirement age of 60.

Deputy Inspector General of Police Maj. Gen Geoffrey Tumusiime Katsigazi addressed the retiring officers, extending congratulations on their significant career milestone.

“Leaving service is not the end; we acknowledge that you have completed your journey. Retirement marks a phase in life, so go and integrate into society. Your contributions are commendable, and we are proud of your service. Please, maintain discipline,” stated the DIGP.

He continued, urging the retired officers to positively impact society as they have done within the Uganda Police Force. Emphasizing the importance of being agents of change, he cautioned against succumbing to alcoholism and warned against being manipulated by negative elements in society for criminal activities.

Encouraging the officers to actively seek roles that keep them relevant, the DIGP emphasized the significance of effective financial management during retirement. He urged them to become positive police ambassadors, contributing to societal well-being, and actively participating in government programs aimed at wealth creation.

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