Recce Squad Company is a Special Forces unit of the GSU comprising of an unknown number of soldiers with its headquarters is located in Ruiru. we Will find out recce , salary, training and recruitment.
They are highly trained elite squad who do delicate and most dangerous operations.The group was first known when it conducted one of its major operations in Kenya; during the Westgate attack by the al-Qaeda affiliated group, the Al Shabaab.
RECCE SQUAD RECRUITMENT ONLINE APPLICATION
Recce squad does not advertise its positions directly but they recruit from those already in National Police service but few lucky can join directly.
RECCE SQUAD SALARY
Despite their excellent training and skills, recce squad salary is so low. They reportedly earn basic salary of ksh 30,000 plus allowances just same as Kenya police salary(constable).
Due to this, Recce officers have been poached by private firms who are able to pay them almost triple the salary. This has seen number of recce squad officers resign in recent years
Their skills in dealing with terrorists in tight situations have won them accolades, from the Westgate attack to the Garissa University attack. Honestly for someone who risks his life for all these deserves a better pay
RECCE SQUAD TRAINING IN KENYA
RECCE GSU Squad training is done in Kenya and abroad. These elite soldiers go through highly regarded military training in countries such as the United Kingdom, Israel and America and once trained, this team of soldiers can be compared with the British SAS, America’s Delta Force, France’s EPIGN and the Israel’s Sayaret Matkal.
Thereafter, those fit for this special unit and emerge as the best in academic and field performance undergo a further 7 month specialized training in VIP protection, handling and detonating explosives, security of vital installations, anti-terrorism, sky marshal (the counter terrorism unit on board commercial flights) and rescue operations.
RECCE SQUAD UNITS
1 Sky Marshal Unit
An undercover counter terrorist unit on board commercial flights to counter aircraft hijackings.
2. Crisis Response Team
Always on standby to swing into action when situations get out of hand.
3. Rendition Operation Team
Trained in Israel and America and is deployed to perform delicate and sensitive security operations