The Nigeria Police Force now has a new special unit, according to DAILY POST. The new unit is the Special Constabulary Police.
The special constables had their passing-out parade across the federation on Friday.
According to DAILY POST, the special constables are to perform the much-talked about community policing duties.
In Ogun State, about 320 new officers were said to have been trained at the Police Training School, Iperu.
The new intakes according the commandant of the training school, Abdulsalam Razaq, were indigenes of the 20 local governments in Ogun.
He also said, they would be deployed to their various local governments to assist the police in modern policing and to curb crimes in their communities.
Rasaq disclosed that the special constables have been well trained on how best to perform police duties, intelligence gathering and respect for human rights.
The inspector General of Police,Mohammed Adamu, who was represented by the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, implored the special constables to perform their duties diligently in life with internal best practices.
He also reminded them to respect the human rights, saying whoever engaged in any unprofessional conduct would be shown the way out.