Massive Recruitment of Police Officer by the Government of Kenya

Pursuant to Article 246(3) and (4) as read with Articles 10; 27(8)
and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya; Sections 10, 11 and 12 of the National
Police Service Commission Act and section 7 (3) of the National Police Service
Commission (Recruitment and Appointment) Regulations 2015, I the Inspector
General, in exercise of powers delegated to me by the National Police Service
Commission, seek to recruit 4,700 suitably qualified
applicants to be trained as Police Constables.


  • Be a citizen of Kenya

  • Hold a Kenya National Identity Card

  • Possess a minimum mean grade of D+ (D
    Plus) and above 
    in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education
    (KCSE) examination or its equivalent from an examination body recognized
    in Kenya with a D+ (D Plus) and above in either English
    or Kiswahili languages

  • Be aged between 18 and 28 years

  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the

  • Be physically and Medically fit

  • Have no criminal record or pending criminal

  • Female Candidates must NOT be
    pregnant at recruitment and during the ENTIRE training


  • Examinations Result slips shall not be accepted.

  • An applicant who

    • Canvasses directly or

    • Willfully presents false
      academic certificates and testimonials or,

    • Engages in any corrupt

See full details HERE

Shall be disqualified, and in the case of (b) and (c) will in
addition be arrested and prosecuted.

Under section 25 of the National Police Service Commission Act,
any person who willfully gives to the Commission any information which is false
or misleading in any material particular, commits an offence and shall on
conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding two hundred thousand shillings
(Ksh. 200,000) or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two (2) years or

The recruited applicants shall reflect the gender, ethnic and
regional diversity of the Kenyan people.

How To Apply

All Candidates must complete the prescribed application form
obtainable from ANY of the following:

  • The nearest Sub County Police Commander (SCPC) or
    any Police

  • The nearest Sub County Administration Police
    Commander’s (CIPU)

  • County Commissioner’s Offices

  • The nearest Huduma Centre

Forms can also be downloaded from the following websites: HERE

All applications must be submitted in duplicate accompanied with
the following documents:

  • A copy of the academic certificates and

  • A copy of the Kenya National ID

  • A copy of the applicant’s Birth Certificate

  • KRA PIN Certificate

Applicants must present themselves at the Recruitment Centres with
the duly completed form indicating the Service of preference on the day of the
recruitment exercise.


  • Each applicant must present the original
    supporting documents for verification. The originals will be returned to
    the applicant before leaving the recruitment

  • Applicants recruited for the training into the
    service shall be bonded to serve in the National Police Service for a
    minimum period of ten (10) years.

The recruitment process will take place on Monday 22nd
February, 2021 
from 8:00am to 5:00pm at
the listed Constituency-based Recruitment Centers.

All applicants must be at their respective recruitment center by

Note that some constituencies as shown
below have more than one recruitment centre, purely on account of logistical

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