A total of 38 Senior Police Officers pursuing a Masters Degree in Peace Governance and Security course at Senior Command and Staff College Bwebajja have started defending their dissertation research proposals as one of the prerequisite conditions to be awarded with the masters.
A panel of three Doctors and one Professor is overseeing the exercise.
Professor Samuel Kale Ewusi the Director Africa Regional program United Nations University for Peace ( UPEACE) one of the panelists says the course will help enhance Policing capabilities of the officers.
“We are currently here to facilitate the defense of masters dissertation a very important exercise where the students present their research problems, methodology, as well as findings . So far, we have gone through a number of topics that are very important in enhancing and strengthening the capacity of Uganda Police Force.”
He said this will help Police Officers improve their work by making sure that decisions on the challenges facing the country can be addressed based on evidence or empirical studies and this will see the Police Force strengthened.
This is the second bunch of Police Officers who will be awarded with Masters degree in peace governance and security.
They have been on training for the last one year