Brief History Of BPTC
Border Police Training Campus (BPTC) was established in 2009 as Kanyonyo Field Training Camp to enhance field training to Administration Police officers. Later in February 2012, Border Patrol School was transformed to enhance training for Border Police Unit (BPU) officers, in conjunction with United Kingdom government through Joint Counter Terrorism Training Advisory (JCTTAT) team.
In 2013, the two institutions were merged and United States of America government through the Office of Anti-Terrorism Assistance (ATA) started offering courses the same year.
The school under the launched policy framework and strategy on reorganization of National Police Service was renamed as NPS Border Training Campus. The campus will have an expanded mandate of training all specialized Units ( CIPU,RDU,ASTU) which fall under the Administration Police Service mandate of protective and border security.
The Campus is located at Kanyoonyo area, which is in Lower Yatta Sub County of Kitui County. Administratively, it lies South of Masinga Sub-County, East of Yatta Sub-County both of Machakos County. It is approximately one hundred and twenty (120) Km from Nairobi, along Thika – Garissa highway. It is built on five thousand (5,000) acres on Katoteni land.
The Campus has a satellite training camp at Wikithuki area of Tseikuru Sub County, in Kitui County. The campus is in partnership with the UK Government through JCTTAT and the government of USA through ATA and USIP.