publication . Article . 2012

The Nigerian Police, Safety and Public Policing: An Overview

Oteh Chukwuemeka Okpo; Flora Ntunde O; Alexander Anichie;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: International Journal of Asian Social Science, volume 2, issue 8 August, pages 1,172-1,181
This paper is a study on the Nigerian police, considering the historical origin of the police and the communal responsibility of promoting its entire citizenry, the paper takes an analytical accessment of the Nigerian police, safety and policing of the Nigeria people. The study used the questionnaires instrument of research methods to carry out the study and made several findings amongst which include the fact that the Nigerian people have lost confidence in the police force as a result of several antecedents of the force which include bribery and corruption. the paper finally made some recommendations such as improved welfare package for the police force and th...
free text keywords: Police, Safety, Nigerian people, communal policing, bribery and corruption
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