Kaduna State Police Command on Monday said it has mobilized greater percentage of her personnel to Birnin Gwari as part of the strategy to end the killings by bandits in the area.
The Commissioner of Police Kaduna state Command, Austin Iwar, who drop the information in an interview in Kaduna during the formal decoration of the 32 newly promoted officers also stated that one of the strategy employed by the command is working with the communities in the area.
He said a lot of the community in the area have organized themselves into vigilantes group or neighborhoods watch to ensure that they are also part of those to protect their own communities.
“So we we’re working with them in terms of intelligence, information and in of terms helpings police to identify the people causing the crises. So there is a lot of collaboration among them in this regards going on in the area. And you could see that the attack has reduce”, he said.
Earlier in his speech, the CP enjoined the newly promoted officers to exhibit integrity and refused to allow religion, ethnic, political or personal feelings or their considerations to influence their decisions.
“Your attributes should also consist of impartiality, honesty and incorruptibility as you discharge your responsibility”, he said.
According to him, the force expects that the officers would initiate and developed new strategies to deal with and eliminate emerging security threats in their immediate area of responsibility and the state at large.
He noted that their elevations therefore meant that they must have thoroughly understood and knowledgeable in laws, police orders and instruction necessary for meticulous performance of their duties, urging them to exhibit courtesy, forbearance, patient, tolerance and control their temper in trying situations.
During the ceremony held at Kaduna Police officers mess, 32 Senior Officers of the command that have been promoted from superintendent of police to Chief superintendent of police, and Deputy superintendent to Superintendent respectively were formally decoration by the CP and his Deputy.