Rivers State Police Command

The Rivers State Police Command is the state branch of the Nigeria Police Force in Rivers State. It is responsible for maintaining public order and safety, enforcing the law, and preventing crime. The Rivers State police has 9 area commands with 52 divisional police headquarters, 25 police stations and 23 police outposts. It is headed by a Commissioner of Police and has a staff strength of about 17,207.

Rivers State Police Command
MottoBefriend the police, your needy friend
Agency overview
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionRivers, NG
Size11,077 square kilometres (4,277 sq mi)
Population5,185,400 (2006 est.)
Governing bodyGovernment of Rivers State
General nature
Operational structure
HeadquartersPort Harcourt, Rivers State
Agency executive

Leadership Edit

  • Commissioner of Police: Usman A. Belel
  • Deputy Commissioner of Police (Finance & Administration)
  • Deputy Commissioner of Police (Operations)
  • Deputy Commissioner of Police (Investigations)
  • Assistant Commissioner of Police (Administration)
  • Assistant Commissioner of Police (Operations)
  • Assistant Commissioner of Police (Investigations)
  • Area Commander, Port Harcourt
  • Area Commander, Bori
  • Area Commander, Ahoada
  • Area Commander, Mini Okoro
  • Area Commander, Elele
  • Area Commander, Eleme
  • Area Commander, Oyigbo
  • Area Commander, Degema
  • Area Commander, Choba

Rivers State Police operates under the Nigerian Police Act & Regulations CAP. P19. LFN 2004.[2]

Commissioners of Police Edit

See also Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ "New Rivers Police Boss Assures Of Neutrality …Amaechi Calls For Professionalism". The Tide. Port Harcourt: Rivers State Newspaper Corporation. 12 September 2014. Retrieved 29 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Management Team". npf.rv.gov.ng. Archived from the original on 15 May 2014. Retrieved 29 December 2014.

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