• Short Summary

    AT POLICE HEADQUARTERS IN KINSHASA, A NEW MOTORISED SQUAD -- KNOWN AS THE MOBILE BRIGADE -- WAS INAUGURATED RECENTLY.

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    AT POLICE HEADQUARTERS IN KINSHASA, A NEW MOTORISED SQUAD -- KNOWN AS THE MOBILE BRIGADE -- WAS INAUGURATED RECENTLY. THE NEW SQUAD WAS RECENTLY PARADED BEFORE CONGO-KINSHASA'S MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR, M. JOSEPH N'SINGA.

    THE MINISTER WAS WELCOMED ON HIS ARRIVAL AT KINSHASA POLICE HEADQUARTERS BY DEPUTY-MINISTER SAKOMBI, CONGOLESE POLICE INSPECTOR-GENERAL PIUS SAPWE AND KALAMU DISTRICT BURGOMASTER MADAME ELONGA.

    AFTER AN ADDRESS BY THE COMMANDER OF THE KINSHASA POLICE CORPS, THE MINISTER EXPLAINED THE PURPOSE OF THE BRIGADE'S ROUND-THE-CLOCK PATROLS OF THE CAPITAL.

    THE UNIT IS EQUIPPED WITH SMALL TRUCKS, SQUAD CARS AND MOTOR-CYCLES. IN THE COURSE OF THEIR DUTIES, THE OFFICERS ARE EXPECTED TO PREVENT CRIME, RE-ASSURE AND ADVISE THE POPULATION, AND ENSURE COMPLETE SAFETY AND SECURITY IN KINSHASA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9TFDOY3OEM9EKES19E6N899HI
    Media URN:
    VLVA9TFDOY3OEM9EKES19E6N899HI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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