“Security starts with you,” the Deputy Head of Gender and Women Department in the Uganda Police Force, SP Sylvia Auma, made the remarks while interacting with students of Kampala University, Masaka branch.
SP Auma advised students to be vigilant and use neighbourhood watch approach to reduce on crime in their area.
She told the students to be conscious of criminal elements.
She tipped them to move in numbers to make it difficult for criminals to attack them.
“Be in the right place, at the right time and with the right people,” she said.
The university administration thanked Uganda Police management for such tips and called for more interaction on security matters.
ASP Jimmy Cheptoyote, Legal Officer of the Uganda Police Force advised the students to read the constitution such that they are well informed of their rights.