Friday, December 15, 2017

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Article 62017Probation and Aftercare Service from 23rd to 30th April 2017 held the induction course for the newly recruited 305 Probation Officers at the Prison Staff Training College, Ruiru. The new officers drawn from diverse backgrounds will complement the government’s efforts in community corrections and ease the shortage of Probation Officers in the country.

In the key note address by the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government delivered by Principal Secretary, State Department for Correctional Services, Amb. (Dr.) Richard Ekai CBS welcomed the new officers were welcomed to the Ministry and informed them of their important role in administration of justice. He also urged the new officers to be mindful of the rights of victims and the community while ensuring public safety and crime reduction.

The Officers who at the end of the course were posted to various Probation Offices throughout the country expressed their readiness and eagerness to work towards rehabilitating offenders. The induction course was aimed at orienting and inducting the Probation Officers to Civil Service and to Probation Service.

In the closing ceremony, the Chairman of the Community Service Orders Programme, Hon. Justice Kimaru, Judge of the High Court, Kenya encouraged the new officers to cordially work with Judicial Officers upon posting. He urged them to be impartial and hard working.

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