Reports by: Inapector Alieu Jamanka Deputy PRO
The Community Policing Unit of the Gambia Police Force is not relenting in their efforts in promoting and enhance the culture of community based policing for safer and more secured Gambia. However, this effort is certainly complimented by GIZ and efforts to bring about comprehensive and sustainable peace & security within communities has been the preoccupation of the unit for the past few months. 28 districts are currently benefitting from the roll out aimed at enhancing democratic policing culture. The training of community policing coordinators and and engagement of key community leaders are all achored on the fundamentals of community policing, human rights and gender related issues, application of democratic policing principles in police operations.The training will be conducted in two phases with phase one ; NBR, CRR, URR, and LRR from 7th to 28th March 2022 phase 2 will target WCR, Kanifing and Banjul 1st to 13th June 2022. The PIU has also benefitted in the training.