Community safety Forum

Bringing together security and safety partners to discuss among other things: crime trends, Police Accountability.

Community Safety Model

To strengthen the role of access to Justice institutions in the community to offer better services to the people.

Private Security Industry

public security forces and an ever-expanding private security industry need be effective.

Security in times of covid-19

the case of corona virus where the guards are on the front-line screening clients in various places thus creating a threat on their lives and a demand for training in public health.


Usalama Reforms Forum is delighted to enter a new phase in our development cycle as an institution. After years of investment, we have evolved to become a leading Kenyan based Governance, Research and Innovation institution in the field of Security Sector Governance, Police Reforms, Community Safety and Security. Since inception, our partnerships have grown tremendously at community, national, Regional and international levels. During this period we have established strong partnerships with government agencies, CSOs, Research organizations, Learning Institution and Community Based Organizations. Through this website, we share with you stories of how our partners are involved in community, national and International engagements across the board. We also share with you how these community, natioanal and international experiences are growing into models for possible replication and evidence based on policy and research work through various inteventions at different levels.

Usalama Forum is a Kenyan based Public Safety Research and Innovation Organization founded as a Police Reforms lobby in 2008 with the mandate of consolidating civil society engagement in the security sector reforms programs in the country.

Usalama’s mandate has evolved, now focused on generating, promoting good practices for community safety and security.Generating knowledge on how to build and sustain viable Community Safety Schemes; consolidate evidence for policy, future legislation

Initiatives of citizen groups on public safety and security converge at a National Conference convened by Usalama Forum to share lessons, Participate by subscribing on our social media platforms to share and view comments from us and other security interest groups

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Usalama works closely with community initiatives, member organizations and relevant government institutions

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I would like to commend colleagues at the Usalama Reforms Forum for their excellent work in developing The Baseline Study on the Private Security Industry in Kenya

Dr. Alan Bryden

Dr. Alan Bryden, Assistant Director, , DCAF

It is always a great engagement for me with Usalama, I love it. Great organization and benefits. Met a lot of great people at Usalama as it aims to better the security industry and lives of the communities in the region

Annette Kimitei

Managing Director,, SENACA EA


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