Police Begins Total Revamp Of Security Approach; Orders Clamp Down On Unregistered Vehicles In FCT
…….. Meets Area Commanders, DPOs, and Tactical Commanders on Saturday
The FCT Commissioner of Police, CP Benneth C. Igweh, on Saturday 3rd February 2024 met with the Management Team, leaders of all tactical units Heads of Departments of the FCT Police Command comprising Area Commanders, and Divisional Police Officers (DPOs).
In a statement on Sunday signed by the FCT Police Public Relations Officer, SP Josephine Adeh, said that the meeting which he deemed necessary is aimed at revamping the approach of the already existing security framework and setting in motion the plan to ensure the safety of residents in the Federal Capital Territory.
The CP, while addressing the officers, urged them to embrace intelligence-led policing, and visibility policing through constant stop and search duty in the fight against criminality. He emphasized the need to adopt effective community partnerships in the discharge of their duties, as he will have zero tolerance for laxity.
He also tasked the heads of the tactical units to identify black spots, and possible kidnappers’ dens in the Territory and ensure they take the fight to them. He ordered a total clampdown of vehicles without number plates or with a single number plate plying the FCT roads.
CP Benneth C. Igwe reiterated his readiness to combat criminality in the Territory, as he called on residents to collaborate with the Police in the fight against crime and to avoid boarding vehicles along the road and unapproved parks.
He urged residents to report suspicious activities through the following emergency lines; 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883; PCB: 09022222352.