Kenya National Police Service Badges of Rank and Insignia 2019

Kenya police comprise of 13 Badges rank with different discription shown below:

Rank Badge
1. Inspector General
2. Deputy Inspector General
3. Senior Assistant Inspector General
4. Assistant Inspector General
5. Commissioner
6. Senior Superintendent
7. Superintendent of Police
8. Assistant Superintendent
9. Chief Inspector
10. Inspector
11. Senior Sergeant
12. Sergeant
13. Corporal

Description of badges of rank of Kenya police Service

Description of Inspector general badge

Shoulder Badge: Crossed scimitar sword and swagger cane surrounded by a laurel wreath, surmounted by a military pattern star and a lion badge.

Gorget Patches: Black/maroon velvet, 4 cm wide and 9.5 cm long pointed at the top with one vertical row of three silver embroidered oak leaves (without acorn). A small silver/gold Service button 2 cm. from point of the patch.

Description of deputy inspector general badge

Shoulder Badge: Crossed scimitar sword and swagger cane surrounded by a laurel wreath, surmounted by a military pattern star and a lion badge.

Gorget Patches: Black/maroon velvet, 4 cm wide and 9.5 cm long pointed at the top with one vertical row of three silver embroidered oak leaves (without acorn). A small silver/gold Service button 2 cm. from point of the patch.

Description of senior assistant inspector general badge

Shoulder Badge: A crossed scimitar sword and a swagger cane surrounded by a laurel wreath surmounted by a lion badge.

Gorget Patches: Black/maroon velvet, 4cm wide and 9.5 cm long pointed at the top with one vertical row of three silver/golden embroiled oak leaves (without acorn). A small silver/golden service button 2cm from point of the patch.

Description of Assistant Inspector General

Shoulder Badge: A crossed scimitar sword and a swagger cane surrounded by a laurel wreath surmounted by two military pattern stars.

Gorget Patches: Black/maroon velvet, 4cm wide and 9.5 cm long pointed at the top with one vertical row of three silver/golden ornament of twisted 2cm silver/golden braid with a small silver/gold service button 2cm from point of the patch.

Description of badge of commissioner

Shoulder Badges: Two crossed spears surrounded by a laurel wreath surmounted by one military pattern star.

Gorged Patches: Black/maroon Velvet, 4cm wide and 7.5 cm long pointed at the top with one vertical strip of silver/golden cord, with a small silver/gold service button 2cm from the point of the patch.

Description of a badge of senior superintendent

Shoulder Badge: Two military pattern stars surmounted by a lion badge.

Gorged Patches: Black/maroon velvet 4cm wide and 7.5 cm long, pointed at the top with one vertical strip of silver/gold cord, with a small service button 2cm from the point of the patch.

Description of badge of Superintendent of police

Shoulder Badge: One military pattern star surmounted by a lion badge.

Cap peak: 1.5 cm silver embroidery edged with silver/gold cord.

Description of badge of Assistant superintendent

Shoulder badge: A lion badge surrounded by a laurel wreath.

Cap Peak – Plain.

Description of badge of chief inspector

Shoulder badge: Three military pattern stars.

Cap Peak – Plain.

Description of badge of inspector

Shoulder Badge: Two military pattern stars.

Cap Peak – Plain.

Description of badge of Senior Sergeant

Badge: Three bars worsted red chevrons with the Kenya Coat of Arms in National colors embroidered on a dark blue cloth above the chevrons mounted on a dark blue/maroon Melton cloth extending 1 cm larger than the badge..

Cap Peak – Plain.

Description of badge of sergeant

Badge: Three bars worsted red chevrons mounted on a dark blue/maroon Melton cloth extending 1 cm larger than the badge.

Cap Peak – Plain.

Description of badge of Corporal

Badge: Two bars worsted red chevrons mounted on a dark blue/maroon Melton cloth extending 1 cm larger than the badge.

Cap Peak – Plain.