Ban On Unapproved Police Uniforms, CP calls for strict Compliance


Ban On Unapproved Police Uniforms, CP calls for strict Compliance.

Following the directive by the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba(IGP) on immediate ban of unapproved uniform and outfit of personnel when performing their duties, the Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Echeng Echeng(CP) has directed all the command disciplinary units particularly the Command Provost, X-Squad, Monitoring and Public Complain Unit to ensure strict compliance.

The CP said the directive is on police officers detailed for patrol, stop and search, check point, and other routine operational duties, insisting that they must be on approved uniforms when performing their duties in the State.

He said the compliance shall enhance easy identification of Nigeria Police Force Personnel.

According to the CP, This directive is in line with the Force leadership commitment in promoting strategic police reforms geared at sanitizing operational engagements, and bequeathing to the nation a professional policing system is required.

He however noted that uniforms, which is part of means of identification, has been long abused by officers who engage in improper dressing, assured that if security service delivery would be improved in the state.

CP  also warned heads of Tactical Units including Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) would be held vicariously liable and appropriate disciplinary actions to be taken, if their personnel appearance are inconsistent with these order and directives.     


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