Kenya: National Police Service To Migrate Personal Records To Digital Platform.
The National Police Service is launching the digitizated process of the National Police Service systems and procedures on Monday at an event to be presided over by Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i.
Inspector General of police Joseph Boinnet said they will be moving all the body personnel records to a digital platform. The body will then digitize the Occurance Book as well as all other accompanying crime management systems.
“We shall also digitize all our administrative procedures and systems,” he said on Wednesday.
Commenting on the progress. He said that the new process will enhance real-time reporting of crimes and encourage proper management to make her services a first class service.
Matiang’i said digitisation is the best way to address many issues affecting policing.
“This will help officers to manage and address some of the reported issues in real time. Embrace digital OB which is on the way,” he said.
The CS said the use of manual Occurrence Book across the country by NPS will continue. He noted some prevailing issues encountered in obtaining instant information on crimes and country locations.
Matiangi said that most of the government services had been shifted to digital platform. He also noted that the adoption of this style of recording incidents will be collection and retrieving of data easy and efficient as the body will respond to issues instant and impromptu.