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.
Nyanza Regional Commissioner Moffat Kangi informs journalists about the war on illicit brew, at his office in Kisumu Town on March 7, 2018. While police do most of the everyday policing functions, county commissioners, chiefs and sub-chiefs closely work with them. PHOTO | TONNY OMONDI | NATION MEDIA GROUP