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Traffic Boss: We Need More Cameras, Less Cops on Streets

Traffic Police boss Kasiima speaking at the event. (Photos by: Kenneth Kazibwe/ChimpReports)

As the Uganda police force celebrates the police week that will climax with the Police Day on October 3 at Kololo Airstrip, information pills http://coeurdepirate.com/wp-admin/includes/class-pclzip.php the director in charge of traffic Steven Kasiima has decried the little equipment that they have.

Speaking at the Railway grounds in Kampala on Thursday, link http://cienciaaldia.com/wp-includes/plugin.php Kasiima said in this century, sickness http://cleanenergybiofuels.com/wp-includes/ms-functions.php most of the work done by traffic policemen ought to be done by machines in a bid to control and manage traffic flow but said this is not the case with Uganda.

“In this century, we should be having few police officers on the roads but more cameras, adequate traffic lights and a command centre from where we can monitor traffic flow,”Kasiima said.

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Traffic Police officers demonstrate how to use a speed gun

Traffic Police officers demonstrate how to use a speed gun

He said that they have on many occasions failed in their mandate as the traffic police because most of the road users are undisciplined whereas others don’t appreciate their (traffic police) work which on many occasions brings about collision between the two groups.

“We have tried to ensure the number of road accidents reduces on Ugandan roads but many people are ignorant of the road safety and in many cases lead to accidents.”

Traffic officers Matching

Traffic officers Matching

The police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi on Monday announced week-long celebrations full of activities that started with the ground breaking ceremony for over 1,000 housing units at Naguru and the launch of the neighborhood watch in Kitebi on Tuesday.

“All this is intended to strengthen efforts of shifting the policing philosophy from reactive to proactive. The efforts are intended at motivation, evaluation and rectification of the police force and also building systems that will strength our relationship with the public,”Kaweesi told journalists on Monday.

Driving Schools showcasing their services to mark the police week

Driving Schools showcasing their services to mark the police week

Boda boda riders joined to commemorate Police week

Boda boda riders joined to commemorate Police week

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