Be Alert

Lets protect our children

Through online monitoring, analysis and investigations has noted an increase in digital threats to children during the current "stay-at-home" order due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Investigations have revealed several threats that include Cyber Bullying, Sexting, Sextual Extortion, Access to Pornography and Violent Content, Identity theft, Grooming among others.
DCI Detectives are working tirelessly to nab individuals or groups that are engaged in such violations and do hereby advise parents or guardians to reach out to their local DCI offices and file official reports incase of such incidents.
Pedophiles who are taking advantage of the isolation measures as an increased opportunity to contact children remotely to engage in their passion should be WARNED that THEY WILL BE ARRESTED.

DCI Anti– Human Trafficking & Child Protection Unit
Located at the SOUTH C DCI ACADEMY
P.O. BOX 30036 -00100 Nairobi
call116,112 Toll free

If you notice that your child or another child is a victim of any of the above risks, reach out to your local DCI offices, and file an official report.
Illegal and harmful content, including child sexual abuse material can be reported remotely to the National KE-CIRT/CC through
To learn more or make a report about online abuse, visit:

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    Professionalism: Each officer will demonstrate competency, courtesy, respect, appropriate work ethics, integrity, fairness, transparency, efficiency and effectiveness, accountability and honesty in their service delivery endeavours. Alliances and Partnerships: The Directorate will engage all relevant stakeholders and cooperate with both internal and external clients, upholding patriotism and yearning for continuous learning. Rule of law: There will be respect for Human Rights and the Rule of Law and legality in all processes. Teamwork: All officers will demonstrate commitment to work, timeliness, loyalty and respect for gender and diversity. The core values can be summarised in mnemonic phrase: with ‘PART” being an acronym for the Directorate’s four core values. ” Play your PART

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  • Be aware of Land fraudsters

    Before buying land from anyone establish the following:- That the land does exist Be aware of whats planted in the Land That the person selling the land is the owner That the land does not have any incumbency or attached to a bank That there is no dispute whatsoever. The potential buyer must carry out due diligence before executing a sale agreement and before parting with any monies towards the purchase. The buyer can engage a Lawyer to do the transaction on behalf of the two parties incase of a dispute  When you feel that you have a fake documentFirst report to the nearest police station and be advised where to take the documents for examination or write to the Director of Directorate of criminal investigations and attach those documents.  

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  • Administration Services

    This section is headed by an Administrative Secretary. The section is charged with the overall co-ordination and implementation of administrative, management and financial functions of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI). It specifically deals with offering supportive services to the Directorate in its core mandate of detecting, preventing, investigating, and prosecuting crime as stipulated in the National Police Act. Section’s Objectives Proper, application and implementation of all legal, administrative regulations and procedures in the conduct of Public Service in areas of procurement, financial management and Human               Resource Management. Efficient and effective human resource management and deployment of staff at sections and field stations. Proper management and control of finances in all operations in line with all legal and financial procedures and regulations. Institutionalization of a result oriented approach in performance of tasks in order to achieve improved  service delivery to the public and internal customers. Building a positive image of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations by application of structures to build improved customer relations between the Directorate of Criminal Investigations and the       members of the public. To improve and expand facilities, equipment and technologies that will enhance the capacity of the DCI to carry out its core mandate. Ensure the implementation of the development projects within the Strategic /Plan...

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  • Motor Vehicle Verification

    Stolen Motor Vehicles The department maintains an international centralized database system  with details of all Motor Vehicle that have been stolen. The Database provides extensive identification details on approximately 7.2 million vehicles reported stolen around the world. In 2012, more than 93,000 stolen motor vehicles were identified using the database.Before  purchasing a Motor  vehicle you need  to verify if  its a stolenen one.

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Issuance of Certificates of Police Clearance

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations will be resuming issuance of Certificates of Police Clearance (Formerly Certificate of Good Conduct) effective tomorrow, Thursday 25th June, 2020.

However, we have come up with new guidelines to be observed in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

So far we have 37,751 pending applications which we intend to process expeditiously. In order to adhere to social distancing measures as advised by health experts, we shall be attending to 600 clients daily beginning from 7am to 4pm.

In this regard, we wish to advise all applicants who chose DCI Hqs for fingerprinting to log in to and book an appointment indicating the date and exact time that one will be attended to.

Note: Only those with appointments and who arrive at the designated time will be allowed past the gate .


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