The Commissioner of Police in charge of Lagos State Command, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has flagged off the debriefing and medical evaluation exercise for the operatives of the defunct SARS and other tactical units in Lagos State Command.
This was contained in a press statement released by SP Muyiwa Adejobi Lagos State Police Public Relations officer.
The PPRO stated that the CP used the occasion to inform officers of the commitment of the Inspector-General of Police to changing the psyche of the operatives and preparing them for better Police duties which are entirely different from their previous duties.
According to the statement “the course outline for the debriefing exercise, which runs through Wednesday 4th November, 2020, includes Public Relations principles, concept of Community Policing, Standard Operating Procedure of the Nigeria Police Force, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), ENDSARS: Experience, Challenges, Hopes and Aspiration, and the way forward”.
The medical evaluation conducted included Urinalysis, Toxicology, Fasting and Random Blood Sugar tests, and psychological test.
Similarly, the Police Chief has charged the senior officers of the command to always supervise their men posted on duty at various locations across the state; stating that adequate supervision of officers and men will enhance good service delivery, especially, during the ember months.
CP Hakeem Odumosu also encouraged the members of his management team, comprising Deputy Commissioners of Police, Area Commanders and Heads of Department in the command, at the meeting held at the Conference Hall, Command Headquarters, Ikeja, to put the men on their toes towards having visibility policing, adequate patrols, intelligence-driven policing and public safety across the state.