Umm Sulaim's Thoughts

Thoughts Lead To Appreciation

HUMANITY OF OUR POLICE II

The humanity in our police is within easy reach when one psychologically peels the uniforms, armoury and, most significantly, inherent fear of the police.

Casual interactions with the police is not always an option.

However, should one endeavour to reach deep to the official presentation of authority, one discovers the police officer with human feelings.

Of course, there is an escalated probability the first direct experience one has with the police will be negative.

Peaceful street demonstrations may be quelled with excessive show of power.

Persons accused of insignificant issues are detained unnecessarily merely as routine.

That is the way it has always been done, one will hear.

The natural and acceptable response to such disregard for the rights of private citizens is disgust.

Yes, one should feel indignant the police conduct their obligations in manners that cause discomfort to Nigerians.

The question is: What does/ can/ will/ should one do about it?

1. Encourage or bribe a police officer to oppress another citizen to satisfy one’s anti-social habits?

While this practice is prevalent, it makes one part of the problem with the Nigeria Police.

2. Lodge a legal complaint with the police commission or National Human Rights Commission?

This is both legal and legitimate.

3. Calmly articulate the inconsiderate and retrogressive nature of abuses by law enforcement officials?

This requires courage on one’s part and a willingness to reason on the part of the police.

Never attempt to dialogue with any security agent who finds freedom of expression an unacceptable conduct of a detainee.

Do not inform such a person that one is dissatisfied with the behaviours of the police.

Doing so will only increase one’s ordeal.

Observe the police officers and identify one willing to think in terms of right and wrong and not based on common procedures.

One will receive much contentment when the police officer and others eventually acknowledge the errors in some police processes.

I salute the Nigeria Police.

Advertisements

Your Thoughts

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Copyright

© Umm Sulaim’s Thoughts 1439/ 2018. All rights reserved.

Love from Nigeria to the world.

Discussions And Concerns

Enjoy The Thoughts

  • RT @USTAppreciation: Twitter Nigeria is as a funeral parlour littered with photographs of corpses, and no one bothers to attach a GRAPHIC W… (Keep Thinking) 3 days ago
  • RT @Umm_Sulaim: Experience with find and replace would suggest any of: (1) finding and changing each word manually; (2) adding a distinguis… (Keep Thinking) 3 weeks ago
  • RT @USTAppreciation: Why risk having web content deleted for non-renewal of domain name when there are free web hosting sites? @WordPressdo… (Keep Thinking) 3 weeks ago
%d bloggers like this: