Inspector General of Police, Mr Muhammed Adamu, has said that the police had taken steps to deepen its strategy of combating crime and criminals across the country.
He reiterated that the force would not relent in its efforts to redirect attention to renew approach against criminal attacks by bandits on innocent Nigerians.
The IGP who stated this while addressing officers and men of the Sokoto command of the force, said the force would combine the use of strategic intelligence machinery to combat insecurity especially in parts of northwest.
The police boss also said the police was actively and battle ready to deplete crime rate in the country, adding that the force will match step by step against every criminal act
He urged police operatives to be awake to their role in tackling security problems to ensure the safety of lives and property of citizens.