Borno incorporates 1,800 police constabulary to combat crimes 



By Hamza Suleiman 

The Borno State Police  Command said it has incorporated about 1,800 police constabulary to compliment the efforts of security agencies in combating crimes the state.

The Commisioner Of Police(CP), Abdu Umar, who disclosed this in an Interview with the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN), in Maiduguri on Sunday, said that newly recruited volunteers were currently receiving orientations on what was expected of them in the discharge of their respective duties.

Umar said that the constables would be deployed to their respective  communities across the 27 local government areas in the state for effective community policing.

He said that the Community Policing Constabulary Scheme of the Force was purely voluntary service introduced  by the Federal Government to train and incorporate individuals with prior paid employment who desire to spend their spare time assisting the police in its simple police tasks within their various communities.

He explained that their roles would  include assisting the police in crime detection and prevention, conflict resolution, intelligence gathering and dissemination to local Police Commanders.

Other roles included maintenance of law and order, deployment to complement conventional police officers in patrolling their communal public space, advising the public on safety, as well as working with relevant stakeholders on crime control.

He said “We have already deployed 10 police men in all the LGA in the state have been augmented other sister security agencies that are combating Terrorism and other crimes.

“Very soon you will see the police in everywhere. This once will be dressing in black and black their  difference from our police is their crest and badges,”he said.

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The Commissioner of Police assured that the it men would in

Intensified raids at criminals hideouts and enhanced its visibility in order  to deter criminals of nursing the ambition of perpetrating crimes.

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