Malawi police officers bemoan lack of uniforms: Cops forced  to wash and wear tactic

Most of them may have got promotions earlier this year but  police officers are complaining that lack of good uniforms demotivate them in their service.

Some cops wearing rugged unifprms and worn out boots

Some police officers have come out in the open to complain that they last received police uniform more than five years ago during the Bingu wa Mutharika administration.

The junior police officers say this forced them to wash and wear tactic, as they wash their uniform soon after knocking off, awaits the uniform to dry and then iron them.

According to cops which Nyasa Times spoke to, they lack police uniforms and expect top management to look into the issue as a matter of urgency.

“We cannot be working as a police officer without g ood resources such as proper uniform. Uniform should the first thing to sort,” said one junior police officer in the Central Region.

“Some of us are wearing rugged uniform and worn out police boots,we don’t look smart.

“The Malawi Police Service is subjecting us to humiliating conditions,” another officer told Nyasa Times in Lilongwe.

According to police spokesperson James Kadadzera, the recommended interval for a police officer to receive a new uniform is one year.

However, in some circumstances, a police officer can get a new uniform if the previous one is in bad condition before the year ends.

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sibuno
sibuno
1 year ago

This is the most abused government department, yet you go out all the way to mistreat citizens who you are supposed to be protecting. How can the whole MPS just be protecting a few individuals? typical of cadets. You have to learn quick guys!! It is like you do not have brains

THE APOSTLE
1 year ago

I have a friend of Mine working at Manase Police Unit, the last time i saw him i laughed at his trousers and shoes.

I told him to resign before his child grows up only to be embarrassed by the work of his father.

Angoni apaphata
Angoni apaphata
1 year ago

Kodi ma uniform amenewa si aja amagula ma million uniform imodzi? Timayesa sizidatu. Ife timavalazosakwana hundred thousand mwina ndi chifukwa chake tili ndi zambiri. Zanuzi kudula manje.

mtete
mtete
1 year ago

Chakwera, who you threw a thousand plus tear gas canisters at, could be the answer to your plight. Believe you me the money meant for your uniforms was diverted to bribe MEC staff to corrupt election results. Please don’t behave like zombies.

Malawian
Malawian
1 year ago

Please get lost. We have no symphasy for you. You are people who can’t use your brains. Deal with your problems as you serve no Malawians. Use the salary you earn follwing your promotions to buy uniforms. You are just something else and Malawians have no respect for you and nothing to do with you. You are sick to core. You would rather teargas kindergarten children in order to protect an 82 year old man. If this is not stupidity help me understand what is

MASOZI
MASOZI
1 year ago

MUONA KUTI MUPANGA BWANJI AGALU INU

Amayo!
Amayo!
1 year ago

Amayooooo! Uniform-gate looming. Bola angowapatsa 5pin akasoketse yekha, apo bi! Amayooooo! Abale athu-gate looming

Koko1234
1 year ago

Muwona chochita. Kuzolowela kugwilitsidwa ntchito ndi boma mopusa. Ndalama za ma uniform ndi zimene zikudyedwa ku State house. Mupitiliza kusawuka ma bwana anu akudyelera inu muli mu ukapolo.

tuntufye
tuntufye
1 year ago

recruiting too many officers some of whom have nothing to do. Police is not unemployment reducing mechanism. is there a reason why u have six officers stopping cars at ntandire?

NGATI
1 year ago

Amatithira tear gas si omwewa
Agaluwa zawo zili bwino ??
Amayenera kukana zopusa ngati
Ndi wanthu womva kawawa !!

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