Community involvement in intelligence gathering and joint security force in crime control
Ifeoma F Uzoagu
Crime in the society today has become a recurring daily discussion that is bordering all manner of individuals and group living in the society. This is because, there has been serious insecurity in the land which is causing member of the society sleepless night as well as threatening their peaceful existence in the country. There is therefore every need to take proactive measures at ending this menace that has become an enemy not only to the growth and development of the society but the entire existence of humanity. The paper dwells on the involvement of community in intelligence gathering and joint security force in crime control. The paper went ahead to look at what is community and community involvement, intelligence, and their involvement in intelligence gathering in crime control. It highlighted the measures undertaking to control crime in the society. The paper also identified and discussed the role of community involvement in intelligence gathering in crime control. It also enumerated efforts of joint security force in crime control as well as elements of security intelligence in curtailing crime in Nigeria. It was concluded that community involvement in intelligence gathering and crime control is a welcome idea and should be sustained by all means by government. The paper suggests that Government should not relent in her encouragement and support to various communities in assisting in the control of crime through any means that could give positive result.
Ifeoma F Uzoagu. Community involvement in intelligence gathering and joint security force in crime control. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 9, Issue 2, 2022, Pages 82-86