• Short Summary

    KENYA'S POLICE FORCE HELD ITS ANNUAL DRILL COMPETITION AT EMBAKASI, NEAR NAIROBI, ON SUNDAY (8 FEBRUARY).

  • Description

    KENYA'S POLICE FORCE HELD ITS ANNUAL DRILL COMPETITION AT EMBAKASI, NEAR NAIROBI, ON SUNDAY (8 FEBRUARY).

    THE COMPETITION, FOR THE DENHAM SHIELD, WAS WON FOR THE THIRD SUCCESSIVE YEAR BY GENERAL SERVICE UNIT WITH 97 POINTS FOLLOWED BY NAIROBI AREA UNIT WITH 95 POINTS.

    TEN TEAMS TOOK PART IN THIS YEAR'S COMPETITION, WITH EACH TEAM CONSISTING OF ONE N.C.O. AND TWELVE CONSTABLES, WHO DRILL IN FORMATIONS OF THREE RANKS WITHIN A FLAG-MARKED PARADE AREA OF 60 BY 60 YARDS.

    THE COMPETITION SHIELD, NAMED AFTER FORMER KENYAN COLONIAL SECRETARY SIR E.B. DENHAM, WAS HELD AT THE GENERAL SERVICE UNIT TRAINING WING, EMBAKASI, NAIROBI.

    THE DENHAM SHIELD WAS PRESENTED TO THE WINNING TEAM AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE COMPETITION BY MR. B.N. HINGA, COMMISSIONER OF POLICE.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAJWN2CW0XVYU39JDOUW9UN8SM
    Media URN:
    VLVAJWN2CW0XVYU39JDOUW9UN8SM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment