Designated by the 1999 constitution as the national police of Nigeria with exclusive jurisdiction throughout the country, as of 2016 it has a staff strength of about 371,800. There are currently plans to increase the force to 650,000, adding 280,000 new recruits to the existing 370,000.
How many employees does the police force have?
32,657 Police officers. 9,798 Police staff. 1,255 Police community support officers.
What are the strengths of a police officer?
Key skills for police officers
- Able to handle responsibility.
- Able to remain calm in challenging or dangerous situations.
- Good interpersonal skills.
- Communication skills.
What are the 7 commands of Nigeria Police Force?
For administrative ease, the Force is divided into seven (7) administrative departments, viz. Finance and Administration; Operations; Logistics; Force Criminal Investigation Department; Training; Research and Planning; and Information and Communication Technology, each headed by a Deputy Inspector General of Police.
How much does a Met police inspector earn?
The average Metropolitan Police Service salary ranges from approximately £31,838 per year for a PCSO to £77,227 per year for a Police Inspector.
How Long Does police training take in Nigeria?
Modeled after the Nigerian Military University in Kaduna, the NPA would offer a five-year academic and professional degree program for new cadets and an eighteen-month intensive course for college graduates aspiring to a police career.
What is the salary of Nigeria police?
|b||Commissioner for Police on Grade Level 15 (06)||₦302,970.47|
|15||Assistant Inspector General of Police||₦499,751.87|
|16||Deputy Inspector General of Police||₦546,572.73|
|17||Inspector General of Police||₦711,498|