Lesson 4: Aims and Objectives of Police Service
The general notion that people expect so much from the police mainly due to the fact that either they are ignorant of the police duties or the aims and objectives of the service hence the need to talk about it.
The general aims and objectives of the police may be classify into five categories. 1.Protection of life and property. 2.Prevention and detection of crime. 3.Preservation of peace and good order. 4.Apprehension and prosecution of offenders. 5.The due enforcement of all laws with which we are directly charged. There is a major one however that cut accros every society and that is th maintainance of law and order.