Nicholas Kamwende, formerly the DCI’s director of planning, has been promoted to the position of deputy director general.
In the Wednesday announcement, Hamisi Massa was replaced by Kamwende before going on indefinite leave.
Eliud Lagat, formerly the director of reforms at the DCI, was named to lead the Investigations Bureau (IB) by acting Inspector General of Police Noor Gabow.
Lagat succeeded John Gachomo, who was appointed to the Internal Affairs Unit (IAU) to replace Mohamed Amin.
For his part, Gabow said that the National Police Service was making these adjustments so that they would be “in accordance with current police reforms and seek to streamline services; boosting effectiveness, efficiency, and professionalism in service delivery.”
Johnstone Kola will replace Martin Otieno Omumbo as director of the ATPU, while Omumbo will take a position at the DCI’s headquarters.
Paul Mumo, head of the Crime Research and Intelligence Bureau, has been transferred to Kenya Police Headquarters at Vigilance House in Nairobi CBD.
After Mohamed Amin was sworn in at the Supreme Court of Kenya, major changes were implemented within hours of his assumption of office.