Stakeholders have known as for the institution of psychological well being desk on the varied Divisional Police Instructions.
At a one-day coaching organised for law enforcement officials drawn from the ten FCT Metro Divisional Police instructions, the coordinator of Africa Well being Funds Community (AHBN), Dr Aminu Garba, stated these will assist to search out out suspects with varied psychological well being challenges.
Talking on the theme of the programmme, “Highlights of Psychological Well being Issues as a Help to Routine Police Investigation and Interrogation”, Garba stated the coaching was organised, in recognition of the truth that a number of suspects being investigated and interrogated had psychological challenges and the theme will assist in addressing these points.
He stated, “Many a time, law enforcement officials usually are not effectively geared up to know and deal with suspects with psychological well being points throughout interrogate.
“The coaching is to assist law enforcement officials to know the fundamental indicators and signs of psychological sickness throughout investigations.
“The goal is to make sure that law enforcement officials are totally geared up to confront any suspect with metallic well being points throughout investigation and interrogation.”
The programme was organised for 25 chosen individuals drawn from police instructions within the FCT, with a view to retraining different officers.
Additionally, the president, Mandate Well being Initiative Empowerment (MHEI), Ameh Abba, stated the programme was organised to teach, sensitise and to abreast individuals with all it takes to be productive.
The chairman of crime correspondents, Hassan Zaggi, stated the coaching was in recognition of the challenges confronting the operations of law enforcement officials.