• Short Summary

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

  • Description

    1.
    SV ENTRANCE TO POLICE BRIGADE BUILDING AND HELMETED POLICEMEN ON PARADE (4 SHOTS)
    0.14

    2.
    SV INT. MINISTER JOSEPH N'SINGA ARRIVES TO BE GREETED
    0.25

    3.
    SV POLICEMEN BEING INSPECTED
    0.32

    4.
    SV POLICE HEARING SPEECH BY KINSHASA POLICE COMMANDER (4 SHOTS)
    0.41

    5.
    SV MINISTER N'SINGA SPEAKS (3 SHOTS)
    0.48

    6.
    CU & LV BRIGADE VEHICLES; MEN LINED UP WITH THEM
    0.51

    7.
    SCU MINISTER INSPECTS POLICE CARS
    0.57

    8.
    LV & CU MINISTER INSPECTS MOTOR CYCLE PATROLMAN
    1.08



    Initials TS/VS/JH/MJB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9TFDOY3OEM9EKES19E6N899HI
    Media URN:
    VLVA9TFDOY3OEM9EKES19E6N899HI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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