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Department of Information and Communication Technology(ICT)

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As it is known globally technology plays significant role in modern law enforcement to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of the agencies. Thus, it is imperative for modern law enforcement agency to have the capability to manage electronic databases and communication systems as global crime has become more sophisticated.
The department is headed by DIG OSHODI-GLOVER AGBOOLA, mni

SECTIONS OF DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT)
•  Force Communication;
•  INFOTECH Section from ‘F’ Department;
•  Police Computer College, Abeokuta, ‘F’ Department;
•  Communications Training Schools in Kaduna & Ikeja;
•  Police Biometric Central Motor Registry (BCMR) from ‘B’ Department
•  Automatic Fingerprint Identification System  from  ‘D’ Department
•  Tracking & Intercepting Device Unit from ‘D’ Department
OBJECTIVES OF DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT):
•  To develop an ICT Policy for the Nigeria Police Force in line with National ICT Policies such  policies on procurement, use and maintenance of ICT equipment
•  To develop and empower the Nigeria Police personnel with ICT skills for  operation efficiency and improved service delivery
•  To provide tools that will help accomplish efficient modern policing.
•  To introduce ICT innovative solutions centered on strategic policing that will facilitate public participation in the policing
•  To develop technological driven Citizen and Law Enforcement Analysis and Reporting (CLEAR) program, that is designed within the context of police-community-partnership for efficient and effective law enforcement
•  To provide and maintain a system for data collection, input analysis and necessary output
•  To provide and maintain security for all levels of access and privilege to information systems and technology in all Police formation
•  To ensure that Nigeria Police acquire the best ICT equipment that complies with global law enforcement standards
•  To evolve law enforcement technological solutions that will set pace for other security agencies globally
•  To periodically conduct ICT related need assessment and advise the Force accordingly
GENERAL SCHEDULE OF ICT DEPARTMENT:
•  Provision of universal platform for Information Communication Technology (ICT) for the force
•  Assessing Information Communications Technology needs of end users/field officers (System Analysis);
•  Management and administration of Nigeria Police electronic information systems/databases/servers;
•  Deployment  and Maintenance of Local area Network (LAN), Metropolitan Area Network (MAN), Wide Area Network (WAN) both Intranet and Internet connectivity(cable, wireless radio, satellite and optic fibre technologies) in all Police Formations nationwide;
•  To assess and recommend bandwidth requirements for the Force,  and efficiently administer its usage;
•  To develop and maintain  effective personnel record with the use of ICT;
•  Maintenance and repairs of Nigeria Police  information /communications equipment;
•  Ensuring the integrity, security and Management of Police through the use of ICT;
•  Liaise closely with service providers/equipment  vendors for proper and effective implementation of ICT related project ;
•  To manage and maintain the Automatic Fingerprint Identification System for the Force;
•  To manage and maintain the tracking and interception system for the Police
•  Field support to end-users (Patrol officers, administrators, strike force etc)
•  Troubleshooting;
•  Creates and manages Help-Desk for ICT related matters within the Force;
•  To  ensure adequate representation of the Force in any ICT related forum  locally and internationally;
•  To manage the Nigeria Police ICT institutions within the country;
•  To organize and coordinate ICT related skill acquisition programmes for the Force;

CITATION ON DIG OSHODI-GLOVER AGBOOLA, mni
Born 23rd February 1959. He attended All Saints Anglican School, Yaba, Lagos for Primary education, Eko Boys High School, Mushin Lagos and the University of Ile-Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) where he studied History/Political Science and graduated with B.A (Hons) in 1983.
He performed National Youth Service in Niger State where he won the NYSC President’s Award and by reason of which he was employed into the Nigeria Police Force as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police on 31/12/1984.
WORKING EXPERIENCE
He attended the Cadet Course 13/85 at the prestigious Police Staff College, Jos and started his career in the then Edo State Command in Auchi Division. He was later posted as Staff Officer to the Inspector-General of Police FHQ Abuja between 1992 to 2001. Assistant Commissioner of Police, AC Antifraud, Force CID Alagbon Close, Lagos, Area Commander Oshogbo, Osun State, AC Admin, Lagos State Command, Area Commander Area ‘E’ Festac, Area Commander, Area ‘F’, Deputy Commissioner of Police Force Secretary, DC 2i/c Command Anambra State, DC Operations, Zone 9 Umuahia. He later became Commissioner of Police Cooperative Society Ltd, CP Kwara State Command, CP Information Technology FHQ Abuja, before he was selected to attend the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies course at Kuru, Jos. Later Commissioner of Police, General Investigation Force CIID Abuja before his promotion to the Rank of AIG and posted to Zone 4 Police command, AIG Operations FHQs Abuja; and AIG Zone XI Oshogbo. Promoted to the enviable rank of Deputy Inspector-General of Police.

COURSES/SEMINARS ATTENDED

  • Superior Police Officers orientation course 1987
  • Senior Command Course, Staff College Jos, 2004
  • Several Interpol conferences in Lyon, France
  • 22nd International Specialised Course for Senior Police Officer in Italy. 2000
  • 5th Regional workshop on Money Laundering and other Financial Crimes Banjul Gambia 2001 among others.

 

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT

  • He was deployed as the Commander, Nigerian Contingent to Former Yugoslavia on Peace Keeping Operations (UNPROFOR) between 1994 – 1995

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION:
He is a member of Nigerian Institute of Management (mNim) and member, International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
MEDAL/DECORATION:
He was awarded National Youth Service Corps, President’s Award by President Muhammadu Buhari in 1984. He also holds the United Nations Peacekeeping Medal, 1995 along with the Long Service Medal in the Nigeria Police Force. Now awaiting the Nigerian Police Medal (NPM).
HOBBIES:

He enjoys Music, Reading and watching films. He is married to Mrs Kikelomo Oshodi-Glover and blessed with children.

 

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