There is only one police operation in Kenya, which is located in the former traffic headquarters in the Nairobi area of Nairobi. This is a clinic where victims of violence are screened and then the P3 form is completed. This is NOT where the operations are performed. In this context, the term “surgery” refers to a somewhat colonial term that refers to “clinical” or “prevention”. Victims of violence report either first to police stations, then to the hospital, or first to hospitals and then to the police station, usually depending on the degree of injury and/or safety. I recommend, whenever possible, visiting a hospital in front of police stations first to facilitate medical interventions and document the results. Victims need a medical report from the hospital before the P3 can be completed. Sexual assault cases must ensure that a Post-Rape Care (PRC) form is completed before completing the P3 form. This PRC form is a document from the Ministry of Health that is found, completed and stored in medical facilities. 1.A declaration hereby establishes that the defendants are jointly and severally violating the fundamental principle of access to justice by charging a fee for the issuance and completion of the medical examination form commonly known as form P.3. It is clearly stated that a licensed physician or physician may complete the form.

This also applies to dentists and clinicians. In the case of crimes, it is the government doctors who must fill out the form. 2. A statement indicates that the median examination form, i.e. The P.3 form or a form required or issued for victims of crime, is free of charge and no levy is collected. “These are the challenges we have faced. But we are training more of our staff on how to deal with GBV cases. We will also have more centers issuing the P3 forms,” Kosgei said. No medical institution or police officer should charge you for a P3 form.

In its judgment, the Court held that the Poliuce Charter specifies P3 as a free document. It was also noted that some police stations adhere to the Charter and provide the form free of charge. For health facilities run by national and county governments, some charge for completing the P.3 form, while others do not. The same institutions issue the post-rape form free of charge, the purpose of which is that of the P.3 form, to assist victims of rape and assault in their evidence in their criminal cases. The autopsy report in murder cases, the P.3 form for mental health assessment and other forms are provided free of charge by state and district governments. “My husband left me three children two years ago. The man who beat me is a friend. We have been living together for a year. He got drunk and attacked me,” she said while waiting in the chief doctor`s lobby. “I pretended to go to work today, but I came here to get the P3 form.” The majority of those searching for P3 forms are women. The number increased dramatically as cases of GBV VIOLENCE increased during the period of stay at home to curb the spread of Covid-19. A police surgeon is essentially a clinician or forensic pathologist.

In Kenya, this is a doctor who works for the police in police practice, takes care of the wounded alive, analyzes and documents the injuries on the relevant documents, in this case the P3 form. Police surgeons also take samples and assess, among other things, the psychological state of suspects. After completing the forms, these clinicians are then required to testify in court as experts. Each completed P3 form therefore represents a potential legal process. READ: Doctors in public hospitals can sign P3 forms You can get a police form at any time by uploading it to the official website of the Kenyan police. A report by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights for the period from April to May 2020 in informal settlements showed that 62% of respondents said that the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on gender was worsening. To obtain the form, a victim of assault must be examined by a licensed police doctor. In Nairobi, the police only have Dr.

Zephaniah Kamau, who has an assistant, but are expected to investigate hundreds of victims. There was a time when the process of obtaining an abstract and a P3 form was a bit complex given the importance of documents. Now you don`t have to go all the way to the police station to get an abstract form, you can simply print one online and then take it to the police station to report your incident or accident. He said the police officers who sign the forms are overwhelmed, as they have to see more than 60 patients a day who plan to testify in court. The Police Commander (SCO) must sign and stamp the completed form and an official receipt issued. People lose similar characteristics every day. For one reason or another, some people don`t know that you can actually choose an abstract form for the loss of property. The result depends on the case that caused the need for the P3 form. In short, Janet Anyango, a lawyer and gender expert at the Federation of Kenyan Lawyers (FIDA-Kenya), said the lack of human resources in the police department has made it difficult to issue P3 forms. The above information is a very brief summary of the P3 form. I hope he has clarified some areas that have created confusion.

For a better understanding of police surgery and P3 click on this VIDEO CLIP. The deputy police spokesman acknowledged the lack of staff at the centre where P3 forms are issued and said the government was working on a plan to provide human resources in the Nairobi area. A P3 form is a Kenyan police medical report form used by the police. Simply put, form P3 serves as evidence that an act of violence has occurred and is therefore referred to in court as “evidence.” Form P3 must be treated as proof at all times. Note: Some police stations usually have their own abstract forms, although they may tell you that you have to pay the printing fee. Sexual assault cases must ensure that a Post-Rape Care (PRC) form is completed before completing the P3 form. This PRC form is a document from the Ministry of Health that is found, completed and stored in medical facilities. What are the results after filling out a P3 form Jane is one of the victims struggling to get a P3 form from the Nairobi area police station? 4. Depending on your needs, you can download the desired form. In all cases, the law requires that you submit a completed Police Summary Form for the loss of IDENTIFICATION before you can renew your lost ID. So here we go. Frequently asked questions about the P3 form, police surgery and police surgeons have responded.

Here, the city`s 4.4 million residents are expected to collect the P3 form in case they are attacked. In a letter to all health directors in the county, Director of Medical Services Jackson Kioko said P3 forms must be completed by clinicians who examine and treat patients. Note that for rape cases, a Post-Rape Care Form (PRC) must be completed. This PRC form is required before the P3 can be completed. NOTHING!!! ZERO! ZERO! It is a free service. However, due to the occasional lack of resources, one may be asked to pay for a photocopy, and others may have to pay a fee in hospitals to meet needs that arise after completing the P3 form. This remains a controversial issue that is currently under consideration. Fast forward to today and the Kenyan police have facilitated access to these forms online and free of charge. Over the past year, I have worked intensively with various sectors and professionals involved in the management and treatment of violent cases and, most importantly, with victims of various attacks. One thing has become very clear, a majority of people have little or no idea about medico-legal issues, writing medico-legal reports and worse, their rights..