SARS Replacement, SWAT to commence training on Monday – IGP
Nigeria’s inspector-general of police, Mohammed Adamu, has said the training for operatives of the special weapons and tactics (SWAT) unit will commence on Monday.
In a statement released on Sunday, Police PPRO, Frank Mba, quoted the IGP as saying that newly-created SWAT will operate within “high professional and ethical standards
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“The IGP reiterates that no personnel of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) will be a member the new Tactical Team. He notes that the officers selected for the training are young, smart and energetic officers who have acquired not less than seven (7) years working experience with clean service records – no pending disciplinary matters, no record of violation of rights of citizens or misuse of firearms – and are physically fit to withstand the rigour of SWAT Training and Operations.”
Written by Kartia Velino