The Nigeria Police Crime and Incident Database (NPC & IDB) Centre has been upgraded to provide additional aid to Police operatives in acquiring credible electronic criminal databases to support investigations and strategic operational planning.
This upgrade which would facilitate easy identification of suspects, crime location, modus operandi, Global Positioning System (GPS) to geolocate crimes, among others, is the latest project of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc(+), NPM, fdc, in line with his policing agenda to incorporate the application of cutting-edge technology and intelligence-led policing model to operational and investigation functions.
“The upgrade of the Nigeria Police Crime and Incident Database, commissioned by the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, in 2020, has become imperative given the sophistication of criminals who now apply technology to perpetuate their nefarious activities. The database would provide baseline data using ICT and biometrics, stimulate digital crime-fighting techniques, and accessibility to a one-stop data bank for professional profiling of criminal elements and effective crime data management in the Force,” the Force Spokesperson, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, stated.
While directing a full-scale upgrade of all Police Forensic laboratories and digital resource centres, the IGP tasks Forensic Unit Officers of the Force Criminal Investigations Department (FCID) to effectively apply advanced knowledge acquired at various capacity-building workshops organized in collaboration with foreign agencies and other governmental bodies, ministries, departments, and agencies of governments at all levels.
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