The Central African Republic (CAR) Chief of Gendarmerie, Director General Landry Urlich Depot, who is in Rwanda for a six-day visit, on Thursday, November 4, visited Police Training School (PTS) Gishari in Rwamagana District where he lauded the school’s training programmes.
DG Landry was received by the PTS commandant, Commissioner of Police (CP) Robert Niyonshuti, who briefed him on the training programmes offered at the School.
“PTS Gishari is one of three Police schools which conducts separate policing training programmes. PTS conducts Basic and Cadet Police courses, Peace Support pre-deployment Training, District Administrative Security Support Officers (DASSO) Course, and Driving Course, among others,” said CP Niyonshuti.
He added that the School communicates requirements for any course prior to ensure that selected candidates fulfill the set preconditions.
He further thanked the CAR Chief of Gendarmerie for visiting the school and underlined that the partnership between Rwanda National Police (RNP) and CAR Gendarmerie will provide a formal platform to share expertise in various aspects of policing training.
DG Landry also toured various wings of PTS. He lauded the Rwandan security organs for being role models in their security operations.
“This visit will enable us to benefit more from their experiences,” DG Landry said.
He added: “The impact of the Rwandan security organs in restoring peace and security in our country is immeasurable. I have been impressed by the trainings conducted in this school which portray the image of successful operations conducted by the RNP officers either at home or in peacekeeping missions,” said Director Genera Landry.
“In addition to the excellent managerial traits, the school infrastructures are adequate and enabling to meet course demands and objectives. We will bring our officers to benefit from these trainings.”