Recruitment of Police Constables at Kenya Police and Administration Police Service

On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

The National Police Service Commission (NPSC)

 
Recruitment of Police Constables

Pursuant to the Constitution, particularly Articles 10; 232; 238(d); 243; 246(3); 246(4) and Chapter Six, Sections 10, 11 and 12 of the National Police Service Commission Act, 2011 and the National Police Service Act, 2011, the National Police Service Commission (NPSC) seeks to recruit suitable and qualified candidates who satisfy the provisions of the Constitution, the Enabling Acts and the additional criteria below to be trained as Police Constables.


The NPSC shall recruit 10,000 Candidates (6000 for the Kenya Police Service and 4000 for the Administration Police Service)

1. Entry Requirements

An Applicant shall be person who:
  1.  Is a citizen of Kenya
  2. Possesses a minimum qualification of ‘D+’ Plus in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination.
  3. Is 18 years and over, but not older than 28 years for those with a KCSE Examination Certificate; and not older than 30 years for Diploma and Degree holders who have graduated from Institutions recognized in Kenya;
  4. Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
  5. Is physically, mentally and medically fit;
  6. Has no criminal conviction or pending criminal action.
  7. Female Candidates must NOT be pregnant at recruitment and during the ENTIRE training period.
Note:
A Candidate who:
a) Canvasses directly or indirectly;
b) Knowingly, willingly and blatantly lies, misrepresents, cheats and fails to disclose material facts;
c) Engages in any corrupt activity;
Shall be disqualified and in the case of (b) and (c) in addition be arrested and prosecuted.

2. Gender Balance: Not more than two thirds of the recruited candidates shall be of the same gender.

3. Diversity: The recruitment shall reflect the regional and ethnic diversity of the Kenyan people.
4. Application Submission
A Candidate must submit a written application to the Recruiting Panel at the venue of recruitment, addressed to the Chairperson, National Police Service Commission, stating his/her service of preference; duly attaching the following documents:
(a) A copy of the academic certificates and testimonials;
(b) A copy of the National I/D or Passport;
(c) At least one letter of recommendation from a respected member of the community such as a former head-teacher, religious leader or community leader.
Note:
1. Each candidate must indicate 3 referees and their contact numbers in the application letter. The referees shall not be a relative or a politician.

2. Each candidate must present the original supporting documents for verification. The originals shall be returned to the candidates before the candidate leaves the recruitment centre.

3. The NPSC shall publish the list of successful candidates in two daily newspapers of national circulation.

6. Date and Places of Recruitment

The recruitment exercise will be held on 14th July, 2014 starting at 8:00am at the following Recruitment Centres
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