Longest serving police offcer and director Uganda Police Band, Josephine Kakooza passes away
One of the longest serving Police Officer, Commissioner of Police ,and the Director Uganda Police Band Josephine Kakooza, has died this morning at Namirembe hospital
Josephine joined the force in 1969.
JOsephine Kakooza has been the head of music, dance and drama department in the force, which she has served since joining as a 14-year-old in 1969.
At the age of 64, she has performed before eight different Ugandan presidents.
As police MDD head, she oversees and supervises more than 180 officers. She is an outstanding example of a woman determined to succeed in a male-dominated field and those close to her nicknamed her Mama Police.
Born in Masaka to Joseph Kakooza, a former Buganda county chief, and Theodora Namutebi, a young Kakooza actually dreamt to become a nurse when she grows up.
In a brief statement, Uganda police condoles with her family, but doesnot reveal what caused her death