IG, police hierarchy brainstorm on community policing in Uyo

NEWSMAN, Abuja – The Nigeria Police Force is set to hold the second edition of its conference and retreat for senior police officers to brainstorm on the implementation and operationalization of community policing in the country.

A statement by Force Public Relations officer, DCP Frank Mba, said the programme which is organized in conjunction with a consulting firm is scheduled to hold in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State from 16th to 19th November, 2020 and will have both virtual and physical sessions in compliance with the country’s COVID-19 prevention regulations.

“The Conference will bring together and provide a unique opportunity for Strategic Managers of the Force – Senior Police Officers of the rank of CP and above and other Heads of Police Formations – and carefully selected Community Policing Experts across the globe to engage in peer-review and cross fertilization of ideas on effective implementation of the Community-based Internal Security Management Strategy”, the statement read.

Recall that the maiden edition of the program held in October 2019 focused on new policing approaches, guidelines and tools towards effectively addressing prevailing and emerging crimes in the country.

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