POLICY BRIEF : A REVIEW OF STRUCTURAL CHANGES IN THE NIGERIA POLICE FORCE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION AND INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT FCIID
The Police Act 2020 stipulates the duties of the Nigeria Police to include prevention and detection of crime, the apprehension of offenders, the preservation of law and order, and the protection of life and property.
Police Act 2020, Part II, section (4)(a-c). At the core of these duties, are intelligence and investigation which will lead to the eventual prosecution of a suspect. These are the basic keys to effective policing. The Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID) at the federal, zonal, and state levels are to perform these duties.Download