OUR VISION

“Excellence in Criminal Investigations for a Secure and Prosperous Kenya.”

MISSION

“To embrace a proactive and professional approach in investigation of crimes, protection of life and property, and apprehension of offenders and support prosecution processes.”

MANDATE AND FUNCTIONS OF THE DIRECTORATE       

Introduction

The mandate, core functions, Vision and Mission statements, Motto as well as the core values on which the Directorate anchor it operations.

Mandate of the Directorate

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations derives her mandate from Article 247 of the Constitution of Kenya and through the National Police Service Act 2011 which establishes the Directorate as an organ of the NPS ostensibly to offer specialized criminal Investigative services. The Directorate is an arm of National Police Service and under the direction and command of the Inspector General of NPS.

The mandate of the Directorate is further derived from Section 35 of the National Police Service Act 2011 which gives the core functions of the Directorate in the areas of prevention, detection and investigation of serious crimes.