Police Officers Equipped With Responsibility Course

By Daniel Namwini

Lilongwe, October 6, Mana: Some of Police officers who were promoted from the rank of Constables to Sergeants in 2019 are equipped with responsibility courses so that they can deliver quality services for their positions.

Spokesperson for the Central West Region, Inspector Alfred Chimthere told Malawi News Agency (Mana) that the responsibility course has started on October 5 to 19, 2020 at Central Region Training Centre (CRTC) in Lilongwe.

Speaking on Monday during the official opening of a two-week responsibility courses, Commissioner of Police (Compol) responsible for the region, Merlyne Yolamu said the course would equip them with knowledge on how they could carry themselves as Sergeants.

“We are drilling 30 Police Officers from variance districts across the country who were promoted from the rank of Constables to Sergeants hence every new rank brings new authority and responsibility,” she said.

The Compol emphasized to them that discipline and competency of Police officers are key to delivering a quality Police service.

Commandant for Central Region Training Centre, Superintendent, Francis Mlanga explained that the training would tackle aspects of professionalism and human rights.

“The facilitators are drawn from within the Police organization. This is the first responsibility course this year and a rare opportunity in the recent past,” he said.