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SWAT: Six Things To Know About New Police Unit

 The inspector general of Police Mohammed Adamu has created a replacement unit referred to as Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team which can fill the gaps arising from the dissolution of the defunct SARS.

SWAT: Six Things To Know About New Police Unit

Last Sunday, he disbanded the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) due to alleged extra-judicial killings, wanton arrests and dispossession of property through physical assault and other intimidation tactics.



Here are six things you need to know about the new unit:


1. Prospective members of this new team will undergo psychological and checkup to determine their fitness and eligibility for the new assignment.


2. These members are to commence training at the various Police tactical training institutions nationwide, next week.


3. The training schedules are as follows;


A. Police Commands within the South-East and the South-South are going to be trained at the Counter-Terrorism College, Nonwa-Tai, Rivers State


B. Police Commands from the North are going to be trained at the Police Mobile Force training college, Ende, Nasarawa State


C. Police Commands from the South-West are going to be trained at the Police Mobile Force training college, Ila-Orangun, Osun State


4. The IGP ordered all operatives of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) to report at the Force Headquarters, Abuja for debriefing, psychological and checkup .


5. The checkup are going to be carried out by the newly set-up Police Counselling and Support Unit (PCSU), a unit, which henceforth shall engage in psychological management, re-orientation and training of officers of the Force deployed for tactical operations and other duties.


6. The Police Counselling and Support Unit will consist of psychiatrists, psychologists, medics, pastors and imams, public relations practitioners, Civil Society and other Human Rights groups with relevant qualifications and expertise

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