Uhuru fell for Boinett's Impressive CV
31 December 2014, 20:22
Nairobi - The new Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinett has a CV that rivals the best of them in the police service.
Boinett has been named the new IG, replacing the retired David Kimaiyo who quit last month following pressure from the public over rising insecurity.
Kipchirchir Boinett, a 52-year-old
brilliant intelligence officer, was today nominated for the position of
Inspector-General of Police by President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Boinett joined the Kenya Police Force
in 1984 as a cadet Inspector and exhibited resilience, commitment and
devotion that saw him rise through the ranks to the position of Senior
Superintendent of Police. He joined the intelligence service in 1998.
The hardworking officer has impressive
academic qualifications on security, public management and leadership.
He holds two masters degrees in security policy and diplomatic studies.
Boinett also has a degree in international studies and diplomacy.
Having worked at Kenya Airways on
secondment in Harare, Zimbabwe, and Rome, Boinett is an accomplished
officer with in-depth experience in security drawn from his training and
more than 30 years of experience spanning national, continental and
1984 TO PRESENT: POLICE SERVICE AND NIS (ANALYSIS & PRODUCTION DIVISION)
Masters in National Security Policy – Australian National University
Masters of Arts Diplomatic studies – University of Westminster, United Kingdom Bachelor of Arts International Studies and Diplomacy – Washington International University
International Studies – 21st century Diplomacy at the University of Malta
Professional courses in Senior Mission Leader’s course at the International Peace Support Centre
Strategic leadership Development Programme at the Kenya Institute of Administration
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