Our mission is to reduce if not eradicate the antagonistic relationship between Civil Society and Law Enforcement agencies and encourage partnership problem solving approach in crime prevention and controler.
Our areas of prioritization include programmes for deepening the process and mechanism of justice, programmes for community policing invoving partnership between local communities and the Police.
Strengthening citizens’ processes and mechanisms for holding law enforcement and security agencies accountable for their conduct in the discharge of their duties and making such mechanisms open for use by members of the public wishing to make complaints against their misconduct. Read More
GENDER AND COMMUNITY POLICING
The project seeks to promote gender main-streaming and equality within the implementation of the Nigerian Community Policing Project and also improve the treatment of vulnerable groups such as women and children through the popularization of International, Regional and National Instruments that promote such. Some of the activities that have been carried out under this project include; networking with gender based organizations such as the Project Alert on Violence against Women, creating awareness on the ills of Trafficking in person especially on women and children with the support of the United States of America Consulate General in Lagos, Nigeria.
The objectives of this programme area is geared towards ensuring the popularization and sustenance of democracy and its core dividends at the grassroots communities of Nigeria by carrying out activities that support more efficient and effective use of national resources for the achievement of better or if possible even better living conditions for the people. Community Policing Partners in pursuing this have designed and implemented advocacy projects that address key societal ills towards the realization of democracy and sustainable development. These projects are landmark and continuous projects that are implemented either yearly or periodically depending on its demand and necessity.
Such that democracy and meaningful development could be achieved in the communities of Nigeria, Community Policing Partners have in collaboration with other Non Governmental Organizations, Networks and Coalitions been embarking on activities geared towards this goal which includes;
1. Police Station Visitors Week.
2. Budget Monitoring.
3. Creating awareness about the Nigeria Energy and Gas Implementation Project NEGIP which is supported by the world Bank.
4. Chairing the Akwa Ibom State MDG’s Monitoring and Evaluation Committee etc.