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Nigeria Police Force Unveil Emergency App in Tackling Crimes Nationwide

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has launched an app called Police VGS Quick Emergency Report and Response System (QERRS) to address the country’s rise in crime.

Speaking at the unveiling of the app, the acting Inspector-General of Police, Olukayode Egbetokun, noted that the Police-VGS represents the epitome of the NPF’s commitment to the security and safety of members of the public.

He also encouraged every resident of Nigeria to embrace the innovation wholeheartedly, stressing that its adoption will impact policing services significantly.

“The Police-VGS QERRS is an application that has been modelled to ensure prompt response and referral in the event of emergencies such as accidents, natural disasters, medical emergencies, criminal incident reporting, intelligence sharing.

“With the swipe of a button on a phone, emergency notifications will be sent directly to a dedicated team of police operatives who will ensure a swift, live, and coordinated response to reach in the shortest possible time.

“The Police-VGS app is a lifeline that can make all the difference in saving lives, combatting the menace of crime, and securing our communities,” the IGP stated.

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