A RECENT NORTHERN RHODESIA STATEMENT GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCED THAT ABOUT ONE THIRD OF THE EUROPEAN POLICE WOULD BE GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO RESIGN TO MAKE WAY FOR AFRICANS.
Recruits being taught marching and arms drill on the parade ground
Horse mounted Police, these are trained in crowd control
African trainees being taught traffic-control here a 'traffic Offender' has entered a 'One way' street and the recruits are instructed in the correct police procedure
Recruits marching - note women police in ranks marching with the men
Advanced trainees being taught proper court procedure- a mock trial is being held and they are coached by European Senior Inspector
Establishing shot of 'Lilayi Police Training School'
African Trainee on point duty at a busy intersection in Lusaka.
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Background: A RECENT NORTHERN RHODESIA STATEMENT GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCED THAT ABOUT ONE THIRD OF THE EUROPEAN POLICE WOULD BE GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO RESIGN TO MAKE WAY FOR AFRICANS. THIS IS PART OF THE GOVERNMENT'S POLICY OF AFRICAN ADVANCEMENT.
TO MAKE UP THE EXPECTED SHORTAGE OF ABOUT 200 OFFICERS, INTENSIVE TRAINING OF AFRICANS IS TAXING PLACE AT THE LILAYI TRAINING CENTRE A FEW MILES OUTSIDE LUSAKA. IT IS FROM HERE THAT IT IS HOPED TO BE ABLE TO SUPPLY SUFFICIENT RECRUITS TO TAKE OVER THE ZAMBIA POLICE FORCE.