Private security companies urged on service delivery

Private security service providers have been called upon to aim for quality services rather than prioritizing financial gains.

Commissioner of Police (CP) Denis Basabose, the Commissioner for Infrastructure Security and Private Security Providers (ISPSP) in Rwanda National Police (RNP) made the call on Thursday, February 2, while presiding over the pass-out of 147 new recruits of ISCO security company, in Kacyiru Sector, Gasabo District.

He noted that providing quality security services is key to valuable branding, which will go a long way to contribute to sustainable security and institutional gains.

“The security landscape evolves, which also requires private security service providers to also move with the trend, and to be professional,” said CP Basabose.

He reminded the new recruits to add value in security services adding that training is a continuous process.

CP Basabose further urged them to always be vigilant at premises under their protection and that no security issues and theft in particular, should be reported at such facilities.

Discipline, love for the work they do, teamwork, respect among themselves and proper supervision, he added, are key in security.

The head of training at ISCO, Col (rtd) Laurien Nkuriye said that the training for new recruits was increased from one month to three months due to the evolving security environment.

At least five people, he added, did not complete the training due to varied reasons.

During the three months, trainees acquired security skills in search, use of arms, fire safety and martial arts, among others. (End)