Officers of the Kenya police service are available for hire for private protection. One can hire armed police and are encouraged to do so in a situation where you believe safety, security, law and order might be an issue or where you need to control a crowd or traffic.
Police officers are sworn to protect people and property by enforcing laws and regulations. The bulk of their days is spent striving to keep the community safe and secure, and orderly reducing the fear of crime and improving the overall quality of life of citizens.
How much does it cost to hire a police officer in Kenya?
There are different rates depending on the protection required. The rates depend on the seniority of the officers required, and whether the police officers are armed or not. The rates can also be influenced by the kind of support required ie. dog, horse, armoured car e.t.c
HIRING POLICE OFFICERS FOR PRIVATE USE
Minimum number of Officers
Recommended Rates for Hire of Police for Private Use:
Armed officers for a period not exceeding eight hours but not less than four hours.
Armed officers for a period not exceeding four hours or part thereof.
(C) Unarmed officers per hour.
Armed motorcycle riders per hour for a maximum of eight hours.
Unarmed motorcycle riders per hour for a maximum of eight hours..
How to Hire a police officer in Kenya
After identifying the services you want, the next step would be to visit a police station and see the Officer Commanding Police Station. If the duration of the service is short, the OCPS will assign you the number of officers required. In a situation where armed police are required, the requirement is that you take at least two officers.