The National Police Service is making plans to rehabilitate mentally ill, alcohol-addicted and physically challenged police officers.
Sources claim the move is aimed at implementing a report whose recommendations are not in the pubic domain.
Two years ago,the NPS formed a task-force that went visiting police stations all over the Country to look into the alarming increase murders and suicides among officers, a trend that has been on the rise.
Following the report which was presented to Inspector-General Joseph Boinnet in October last year, all heads in the Administration Police Service, the Kenya Police Service and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations right from the Sub-County levels have been asked to submit a list of all police officers falling under the three categories mentioned above in the story.
Same month, a police officer in Nakuru County shot his girlfriend on Tuesday evening before taking his life with the same AK47 rifle at their rental house in Freehold Area.
Stephen Mungai Kinuthia, who was stationed at Molo Police Station, is said to have shot his girlfriend three times
Imperious bosses, depression and crimes of passion have been cited as top courses for the suicides and murder.
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