Italian Police Chief visits National Police College

The Commander General of the Italian Arma dei Carabinieri, Lt. Gen Teo Luzi, who is in the country since Sunday, visited the National Police College (NPC) in Musanze District on Tuesday, October 12, where he interacted with students and toured various facilities of the College.

Lt. Gen. Luzi accompanied by the Italian Ambassador to Rwanda, Massimiliano Mazzanti were received by NPC commandant, Commissioner of Police (CP) Rafiki Mujiji, who gave them an overview of the College.

"The National Police College equip  officers with academic programmes at undergraduate and post-graduate levels as well as professional and specialized courses.  Undergraduate programmes specialize in the faculties of Computer Science and Information Security, Forensic Science, Professional Police Studies (PPS) and Law," CP Mujiji explained.

The post-graduate programmes offers a Master’s degree in Peace Studies and Conflicts Transformation.

CP Mujiji also elaborated on the College's partnership with other academic institutions and open to law enforcement officers from local and regional agencies.

Lt. Gen. Luzi, while meeting the Police Senior Command and Staff Course (PSCSC) students, reminded them that they are the cornerstone to sustainable security in the region.

"I am happy to visit this College and to meet you here. This training should pave way to strengthen efforts to collectively achieve sustainable security and peace in your respective countries and region as a whole," said Lt. Gen Luzi.

He pledged Carabinieri support through the existing framework with Rwanda National Police (RNP).

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