KAMPALA – A total of 233 officers ranging from SCP to PC have today retired from the Uganda Police Force as they reached the mandatory retirement age of 60.
The vibrant ceremony took place at Police Headquarters Naguru.Deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj. Gen Geoffrey Tumusiime Katsigazi, commended the retiring officers on reaching this significant milestone in their careers.
“Retirement marks a new phase; your journey doesn’t end here. Embrace integration into society. Your contributions are commendable, and we take pride in your service. Maintain discipline,” stated the DIGP.
He emphasized the need for the officers to positively impact society post-retirement, urging them to steer clear of alcoholism and resist any involvement in criminal activities.
Maj. Gen Katsigazi encouraged them to be agents of change, emphasizing the responsibility they carry in shaping a better community.
“Your role as positive police ambassadors continues beyond service. Stay relevant, engage in government wealth creation programs, and manage your finances effectively,” he advised, underlining the importance of their continued contribution to society.
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