SWAT Training To Commence Soon As IGP Releases Requirements (Details)

Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu on Sunday released the list of requirements for the recruitment of the newly created squad; Special Weapons and Tactics Team, SWAT.

The training is to begin on Monday, October 19, 2020.

Adamu explained that no member of the former defunct group will participate in the recruitment.

“The officers selected for the training are young, smart and energetic officers who have acquired not less than seven (7) years working experience with clean service records – no pending disciplinary matters, no record of violation of rights of citizens or misuse of firearms – and are physically fit to withstand the rigour of SWAT Training and Operations.

“The selected officers shall be subjected to physical fitness test, medical and toxicology screening etc and those found to be unsuitable shall be discharged.” he said.

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