Joseph Kipchirchir Boinet a high ranking intelligence officer at the National Intelligence Services has been nominated by President Uhuru Kenyatta as Inspector General of Police.
Mr Boinnet served in the Kenyan missions in Harare and Rome as a desk officer & was later seconded to the Foreign Office as Head of Protocol.
Intelligence officer at the National Security Intelligence Services, Joseph Kipchirchir Boinet has been nominated as the next Kenya Police Service Inspector General -IG.
According to State House Nairobi, Joseph Kipchirchir Boinet, is a career policeman who joined the intelligence service in 1998.
This aspect of his career in the intelligence service blends well with the role of police leadership.
Intelligence sources confirm that NIS has sought to have someone who can lead the police force using Intelligence Led police strategies, besides someone flexible and a team player.
Joseph Boinet has Two Master’s degrees, one in Security Management (Australia) & the other in Diplomacy (US).
The National Intelligence Service vets appointments of senior government officials through thorough career path background checks, social background checks, psychological and overall capacity to perform before recommending nomination of the person.