The new police uniform

On 13 September, President Uhuru Kenyatta unveiled a new police uniform while announcing reorganization of the National Police Service.

“The police will have a new uniform for general duty officers to improve their visibility,” President Uhuru stated.

The new police uniform

News of the new police uniform has since elicited a myriad of reactions from Kenya.

Have you ever wondered how the uniforms of police around the world compare to those worn by the Kenyan force?


Italian Carabinieri pose in front of St. Peter's Basilica as a Carabinieri helicopter flies overhead in Rome, Italy Photo: Reuters

2. Tanzania

Tanzania police officer during a parade Photo: Courtesy

3. Serbia

Serbian police officers of the Special Anti-Terrorist Unit pose for a picture in their base outside Belgrade Photo: Reuters

4. Malaysia

Malaysia's public order police at their headquarters in Kuala Lumpur Photo: Reuters

5. South Sudan

South Sudanese police officers Photo: Courtesy

6. Afghanistan

Afghan policemen pose for photo in Kabul Photo: Reuters

7. Switzerland

Members of the United Nations security forces pose in front of the U.N. European headquarters in Geneva

8. South Africa

South African police officers

9. India

India's Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel

10. Bosnia

Members of Special Police Support Unit pose for photo in front of their base in central Bosnian town of Zenica

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