The Borno State Police Command said it had incorporated about 1,800 police constabulary to complement the efforts of security agencies in combating crimes in the state.
The Commissioner Of Police (CP), Abdu Umar, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) in Maiduguri on Sunday, said the newly recruited volunteers were currently receiving orientations on what was expected of them in the discharge of their duties.
Umar said that the constables would be deployed to their communities across the 27 local government areas in the state for effective community policing.
He explained that their roles would include assisting the police in crime detection and prevention, conflict resolution, intelligence gathering and dissemination to local Police commanders.
Other roles includes maintenance of law and order, deployment to complement conventional police officers in patrolling their communal public space, advising the public on safety, as well as working with relevant stakeholders on crime control.