IGP Orders Psychological & Medical Examination For All Disbanded SARS Operatives
All officers who previously served beneath the Particular Anti-Theft Squad have been ordered to bear a radical psychological and medical examination.
The order was given by the Inspector-Normal of Police, Mohammed Adamu after changing SARS with the Particular Weapons and Ways Crew (SWAT).
A press release by the Drive spokesman, DCP Frank Mba, in Abuja on Tuesday, disclosed that the possible members of the brand new staff, who would bear tactical coaching subsequent week
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IGP ORDERS ALL DEFUNCT SARS PERSONNEL TO REPORT AT THE FORCE HEADQUARTERS FOR DEBRIEFING, PSYCHOLOGICAL AND MEDICAL EXAMINATION
The Inspector-Normal of Police, IGP M.A. Adamu, NPM, min, has in the present day, 13th October 2020, in accordance with Part 18 (10) of the Police Act 2020, ordered all personnel of the defunct SARS to report on the Drive Headquarters, Abuja for debriefing, psychological and medical examination.
The officers are anticipated to bear this course of as a prelude to additional coaching and reorientation earlier than being redeployed into mainstream policing duties.
The medical examination shall be carried out by the newly set-up Police Counselling and Help Unit (PCSU), a unit which henceforth shall have interaction in psychological administration, reorientation, and coaching of the officers of the pressure deployed for tactical operations and different duties.
The unit, which is domiciled with the Drive Medical Division and coordinated by the Drive Medical Officer, has its membership drawn from amongst psychiatrists, psychologists, medics, pastors, and imams, public relations practitioners, civil society, and different human rights teams with related qualification and experience.
In the meantime, the IGP has arrange a brand new Particular Weapons and Ways (SWAT) Crew that can fill the hole arising from the dissolution f the defunct SARS. Potential members of this new staff will even bear a psychological and medical examination to establish their health and eligibility for the brand new task. They’re to start coaching on the totally different Police tactical coaching establishments nationwide, subsequent week.
Whereas Personnel from the Police Instructions within the South-East and South-South shall be educated on the Counter-Terrorism School, Nonwa-Tai, Rivers State, these from the Police Instructions from the North and the South-West shall be educated on the Police Cell Drive Coaching School, Ende, Nassarawa State, and the Police Cell Drive Coaching School, Ila-Orangun, Osun State, respectively.
Whereas reaffirming his irrevocable dedication in direction of the profitable and holistic implementation of the Police reforms, the IGP enjoins members of the general public, notably protesting residents to train restraints and permit measures being put in place to return to fruition and engender a Police Drive that might meet the yearnings and aspirations of the citizenry.
DCP FRANK MBA
FORCE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER