Uganda National Police

The Uganda Police Force is the national police force of Uganda. The head of the force is called the Inspector General of Police (IGP). The current IGP is Martin Okoth Ochola. Ochola replaced former IGP, General Kale Kayihura in March 2018. Recruitment to the forces is done annually.[2]

Uganda Police Force
Poliisi ya Uganda
Common nameUganda Police
AbbreviationUPF
Agency overview
Formed1906
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionUG
Map of Uganda showing Uganda National Police Jurisdiction
Size241,038 square kilometres (93,065 sq mi)
Population35,918,900[1]
Legal jurisdictionUganda
General nature
Operational structure
HeadquartersUP Headquarters
Katalima Road
Naguru, Kampala
Agency executive
Parent agencyUganda Ministry of Internal Affairs
Units
  • Administration
  • Counter Terrorism
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Human Resource Development & Management
  • Information & Communication Technology
  • Interpol
  • Kampala Metropolitan Police
  • Logistics and Engineering
  • Oil and Gas
  • Operations
  • Political Commissariat
  • Research, Planning & Development
  • Special Duties
  • Welfare
DistrictsDistricts of Uganda
Website
upf.go.ug