IGP Urges Nigerians To Utilize Crime Reportage App For Personal Safety

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has confirmed an upgrade of the Nigeria Police Force crime reporting mobile application known as ‘NPF Rescue Me’.

The application, according to the police boss would be effective at reporting emergencies, criminal activities, and unethical practices of police officers.

Africa Investigative Magazine learned that the said application would also guarantee rapid and immediate reaction by operatives of the Nigeria Police Force.

The IGP noted that the NPF Rescue Me App would redefine security and personalized policing, while describing it as a great improvement.

He explained that android and ios users can download the app from the various app stores and register it with their details.

“Having access to a variety of features including emergency services, crime reporting, navigation, ambulances services, amongst others.

“The application also has an emergency button which when depressed alerts operatives at the Nigeria Police National Command and Control Centre who would immediately send out the required assistance to victims irrespective of their locations within the country,” he said.

The Inspector-General of Police, however, encouraged members of the public to download the application into their gadgets, and input the required information for improved services and personal safety.

He assured Nigerians of adequate security and protection by of lives and properties, saying that his administration is poised to exploring the use of cutting-edge technology to take combatting crime and responding to emergency situations to an entirely new level.

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