Police chief urges public participation to curb crime

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Inspector General of The Gambia Police Force (GPF) has appealed to Gambians to fully partake in the fight against crime, by volunteering useful information to curb the burden on law enforcement officers.

Mamour Jobe was speaking recently as the Anti-Crime Unit (ACU) of the GPF hoist The Gambia national flag and the Police colors at its new premises in Bijilo. He underscored the importance of information sharing between the police and the public to ensure swift and quick responses.

He also announced the establishment of a unit of the ACU in Yundum, to reinforce the existing efforts of the force in keeping every Gambian and people residing in The Gambia safe and secure.

Assistant Inspector General of Police, Landing Bojang, who is also the head of OperationMs at The Gambia Police Force, revealed that the police, through its ACU will leave no stone unturned in their fight against crime and banditry. “Constant patrols and collaboration with the public was the secret for the success of the ACU.”

Bojang urged the men and women in uniform to take up their duties with utmost dedication and a sense of belonging to help achieve the IGP’s vision of safety and security for all.

Commanding officer of the ACU chief superintendent Gorgi L. Mboob and Lamin Kaaba of Star GSM, who presented the ACU Unit with 100 liters of fuel, 10 mobile phones and a box of torch lights to the ACU, both spoke at length on the significance of the forum. 

Author: Momodou Jawo