BUJUMBURA October 9th (ABP) – The Ministry of the Interior, Community Development and Public Security put out on Wednesday October 7 a press release on the enrolment of young Burundians who wish to join the Higher Institute of Police (ISP).
According to that press release read by the deputy spokesperson of the Ministry in charge of the Interior, Mr. Moïse Nkurunziza, enrolment is admissible to the candidate who meets the following criteria: be boy or girl of Burundian nationality, volunteer, be single without children and remain so throughout the training period of the probationary internship and the first three years after the probationary period, be at least 18 years old and at most 25 years old, be of good conduct, life, mores and good citizenship, be the holder of a State diploma or equivalent, not have been sentenced to criminal servitude, not have belonged to the Defense and Security Corps or be dismissed from the Public Service, be in good health and physically fit.
The application file includes, among other things, a copy of the national identity card, a birth certificate, curriculum vitae, a civil status certificate, a complete identity certificate, a certificate of physical fitness issued by a government doctor, a certificate of good conduct, life, mores and good citizenship, a valid criminal record certificate, six passport photos, and a State diploma or equivalent and its photocopy, according to the press release.
The press release indicates that any candidate who would have made false statements about their ethnic group or used false documents attesting to their age, marital status, level of education, to name but a few, will be excluded and punished in accordance with the law.
It is worthy to note that enrolment will be made from October 21 to November 3, 2020 at the provincial police stations of the applicants’ native province, every working day, in the morning from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., and in the afternoons from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
According to that press release, the intellectual and physical tests will be organized from December 1 to 2, and all candidates are asked to present themselves at their enrolment center with a national identity card, a receipt received during enrolment, a pen and sportswear.
The higher level of the State diploma for those candidate officers is not considered during police and academic training.