The Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu has restated that Community Policing would go a long way in curtailing crime in the country.
The Police Chief, who appeared before the Senate to brief lawmakers on addressing insecurity in the country, told newsmen, after a closed door session with the Senate in Abuja, that he had briefed the lawmakers on modalities of Community Policing and how it could curb crime.
According to Adamu, partnership with the communities will involve gathering data on the crimes in the community and analysing them. He noted that partnership with the communities will involve gathering data on the crimes in the community and analysing them.
Responding to questions on the rising cases of crime in the country, Adamu pointed out that when the rate of crime in any country rises, then there is the need to re-strategize and deal with the issues head on.
The briefing is part of efforts by the National Assembly to find lasting solutions to the debilitating state of security in the country.