Security provision has traditionally been regarded as a domain of the State. This, however, is no longer the case in that – security is currently provided and organized in different ways by the collection of formal, informal, commercial or voluntary establishments. This policy brief originates from a study conducted on the Effectiveness of Alternative Community Led Security Mechanisms in Dar es Salaam Tanzania. The views expressed in this policy brief are exclusively those of the author.
Police board an Armoured Personnel Carrier in Baringo County on March 15, 2017, where they were sent to restore order. A more effective solution would be to strengthen community policing. PHOTO | CHEBOITE KIGEN | NATION MEDIA GROUP