The National Police Service (NPS) has introduced a counselling programme to help manage stress and check increasing cases of suicide among officers.
Inspector General of Police Hilary Mutyambai said the NPS had established Service Counselling and Rehabilitation Centre to address psycho-social problems affecting its members.
Mr Mutyambai said the programme would first be rolled out in Nairobi before being spread to the rest of the country.
At the weekend, a police officer in Mandera and another in Machakos committed suicide. Up to a dozen Kenyan officers have taken their lives in the last three months.
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