How To Join Recce Squad Kenya: Requirements, Duties and Recruitment 2023
Do you want to join one on the toughest special unit squad in Kenya?.
Here is everything you need to know about becoming a Recce Squad.
When it comes to highly specialized weapon equipments and tactics, the Recce Squad are the most powerful police unit in Kenya.
They don’t deal with normal general criminals in the country, they only deal with specific areas that normal GSU and police officers can not deal with, like terrorism, hijacking and ambushes in the country, just to name but a few.
The Recce Squad Unit is the same squad that guards the President Of The Republic Of Kenya.
How long is the Recce squad training?
7 months, Recce squad members are chosen from GSU recruits who perform best during basic training in Embakasi.
They undergo specialized training for 7 months before going abroad for further studies.
Qualifications To Join RECCE SQUAD:
These are the basic requirements for one to join Recce squad in Kenya;
Be at least a high school graduate in a Kenyan school
Be a young male (women are allowed depending on different factors)
Be a Kenyan citizen
You must be between the ages of 18 and 30 years
Must have a clean record (no previous criminal offenses)
A minimum qualification of D+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with a D+ in Kiswahili or English languages.
Holders of KCSE certificate or its equivalent
He or she should be fit mentally, physically and medically.
For female candidates, they should not be pregnant during the process of recruitment or the entire period of training.
Duties of GSU Recce Squad Unit:
Providing security to the president and the statehouse
Offering protection to several chosen foreign airlines
Giving security to strategic points and vital installations
Regulating rioting mobs and civil disturbances.
Undertaking escorting duties and anti-poaching operations in the country
Preventing lawlessness and cattle rustling in various regions in Kenya
Countering acts of terrorism and insurgencies
That’s what you need to join the GSU Recce Squad in Kenya this year.
Find out how much (salary) Recce Squad GSU make per month by visiting this updated Salary Scale of the Recce Squad.