IGP unveils policing vision and crime fighting strategies

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The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has unveiled a new policing vision as well as strategies to fight crime for the Nigeria Police Force.

The IGP disclosed this at the inaugural conference with Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police, Commissioners of Police and other Heads of Police Formations in Abuja on Thursday.

The IGP’s new policing vision includes:

  • Deploying cutting-edge policing technology;
  • Integrating intelligence-led policing practices to core policing functions, with a view to strengthening police capacity to stabilise the internal security order; and
  • Restoring public confidence in the Force.

The IGP added that the aim of the new policies was to give full effect to the concept of community policing and deliver quality police service based on accountability and conformity to the rule of law.

He also revealed that he had ordered the immediate reforms of the IGP monitoring unit and disbandment of satellite offices, in a bid to reorganize Force units to operate only in the context of their original mandates.

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