Have you ever been mugged? Robbed? Sexually assaulted? Do you know of a child molester? Rapist? Do you know anyone selling alcohol to minors? Have you ever witnessed a crime and did not want to go to the police station to report it?
You must have felt frustrated? helpless? Angry? Afraid?
In every crime, there is someone with crucial information that can aid investigations.
Through the sms code 22068, you can now text in your information either as a victim or a witness to a crime.
The text will be forwarded immediately to 5 security chiefs in your county namely; The County Commissioner, The County Police Commander, The County Coordinating/County Administration Police Commander, The County Criminal Investigation Officer , and National Intelligence Service.
The text will further be forwarded within 5 seconds, to The Deputy County Commissioners, The Officer Commanding Police Division (OCPD) and other district security committee members.
The follow up will be headed by the County Security Committee, Chaired by the County Commissioners. This will bring accountability, transparency and enhance teamwork among the multiple security agencies and will ensure that issues raised by the community are attended to.
We will start with Nakuru, and a few nearby counties (to be communicated) before rolling it out to the rest of the nation.
While the law enforcers may not be able to deal with some incidences real time, data collected will be analysed by the law enforcers for follow-up, to enhance efficiency, continuous improvement initiatives, and for better allocation of resources.
To send a text, begin with the county name (very important) then proceed to give the information. The text will cost you one shilling to send to 22068. Your number will be concealed when the texts are forwarded for action.
The online portal is also available for complete anonymity where you can key in your information and omit your contact details.
Play your part; make the community a safer place.
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