Plateau to establish community police — Gov. Lalong

The Plateau State Government says it will establish community policing, using “indigenous options,” to secure the state.

Governor Simon Lalong said this on Tuesday while declaring open a meeting on Peace, Security and Community Dialogue at Government House, Jos.

Mr Lalong urged community leaders to examine what the conventional security agencies are doing, with the aim to create synergy between their work and that of the community policing structure.

He said the enlarged Peace and Security Dialogue, themed: “Domestication of Community Policing in Plateau State: Exploring Indigenous Options,” was organised to put forward practical and proactive measures that will address violent attacks in the state.

“Sadly, we are compelled to hold this meeting once again instead of…

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