Rivers Police Commissioner Orders Dismantling of SARS Structures in the State
The Rivers State Commissioner for Police, CP Joseph Mukan has directed the Commander of Special Ant-Robbery Squad (SARS) to ensure immediate and total compliance with the IGP’s directive disbanding the unit by dismantling all SARS structures in the State.
CP Mukan warned that no stone will be left unturned to enforce full compliance
He noted that the decision of the IGP to disband the tactical unit was made in good faith and for the overall interest of the Force and the need to entrench democratic and Community policing.
The commissioner spoke at the end of a meeting this morning with his Management Team and the Commander of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Rivers Command.
He assured Rivers people that the dissolution of SARS will not in any way affect the security architecture of the Command, as a new policing arrangements to address the anticipated gaps the dissolution will cause will be put in place.
CP Mukan urged residents to continue to support the Police with useful information that will promote security in the state and report any case of non-compliance, infractions, Human Rights Abuses and unprofessional conducts of officers of the command to the following Numbers:-
ACP Innocent Umerie — AC Ops — 08033825393
Police Control Room — 08032003514, 08098880134
CP Monitoring Unit — 08035437061
PPRO — 08033396538