July 6, 2022 | Author | 0 Comments
Ogun Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Adamu Lectures Chrisland University’s Students on General Policing
The Ogun State Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Haruna Adamu lectured students of Criminology and Security Department, Chrisland University on general policing during a field trip embarked on by the Department to Nigeria Police Force, Oke-Ilewo Metro Area Command, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
ACP Adamu underscored the organizational structure and the core duties of the police, which include security of lives and property, crime prevention, investigation and arrest, among others.
The Assistant Commissioner of Police enlightened the team on their rights to request for police search warrant before they carry out their search.
He charged the students to get involved in ensuring a safe society, noting that policing is everybody’s business.
Also speaking at the Area Command, the Chief Superintendent of Police and the Commander of the Anti-Bomb Squad, CSP Taiwo lecturer the students on crime prevention mechanisms, with focus on bombs and explosives as a major tool used by terrorists.
He highlighted two types of explosives which are: locally made and conventional bombs.
CSP Taiwo further explained the nature, the effects and preventive measures that can be adopted to prevent being victims of explosive devices.
He however charged the students to support the police by providing information that could help to counter terrorism and insecurity generally.
A practical session was done where one of the students was called on to ignite an explosive, followed by question-and-answer session.
One of the lecturers in the department and the team leader, Dr. Lydia Chineyemba, on behalf of the University Management and the Department expressed gratitude to the Area Command for the lectures.
She requested that the Force be willing to accept Chrisland University students on internship and assist staff and students with information on research relating to the police.
Dr. Chineyemba commended the efforts of some of the Officers who are also students of Chrisland’s Criminology and Security Studies Diploma and Professional Course Program, for their role in fast tracking the visit at their end despite the short notice.
Group photographs were taken with Officers in the Area Command, and staff and students of the Criminology Department.