President Museveni Tuesday passed-out 3,340 crime preventers at Kabalye Police Training School in Masindi District.
The cadres trained in basic military, self-defence techniques, crime prevention initiatives, entrepreneurship and patriotism for a period of 7 weeks.
Museveni has been passing out crime preventers raising fears amongst the populace that he is arming a private army ahead of 2016 general elections.
Early this month, Museveni has passed out 30,000 crime- preventers from the district of Ntungamo who completed a cadership and crime prevention course conducted by the Uganda police force at Kyamate secondary school grounds.
He then addressed 800 teachers and students at a Patriotism training ceremony at Nyakayojo S.S in Mbarara District.
Before, Museveni presided over the passing out of over 8,000 crime preventers at Nyakasharara grounds in Kiruhura district.
While addressing the crime preventers, the President stressed the need of such groups saying that they are very important to beef up security.
He also passed out another 2,000 youth in Mubende who had been undergoing a training in agricultural practices.