How To Join The Spy Police In Nigeria (2024)

If serving your country while also improving the safety and security of your community are something you are interested in, becoming a Supernumerary Police officer in Nigeria can be a fulfilling experience. This article will provide you with information on how to apply for and join the Spy Police in Nigeria this 2024 and the procedures you need to take to make this happen.

How To Enroll Into Spy Police In Nigeria

The Nigerian Supernumerary Police, commonly called Spy Police, are an auxiliary unit or support group that assists Nigeria’s regular police force in maintaining public order. The Inspector General of Police oversees both the regular Police Force and the Supernumerary Police or Spy Police in Nigeria. We will take a thorough look at the procedures and requirements needed to become a Supernumerary Police officer in Nigeria today.

Section 46 of the Police Act CAP 359 of 1968, as amended by Section 418 of the Police Act CAP 359 of Federal Republic of Nigeria 1990 legislation, is the basis upon which the Supernumerary Police in Nigeria was created. As per the aforementioned legislation, “any individual (including those in administration divisions) who wishes to avail themselves of one or more official police units in Nigeria for the purpose of securing property they have claimed or are confined to, may apply to the Inspector-General of Police of the Federation or State Commissioner of Police, stating the nature and circumstances of the company being referred to and giving such other investment as the Inspector-General may specify.”

REQUIREMENTS FOR JOINING SPY POLICE IN NIGERIA 2024 

To become eligible to join Nigeria’s Supernumerary Police this 2024, a few requirements must be fulfilled. These particular requirements consist of the following:

  • You must be a citizen of Nigeria
  • You must be a law abiding person with no criminal record
  • You must have at least the minimum academic requirement, which is a secondary school certificate
  • On the average, you must be between the ages of 18 and 35
  • Men applying to join the Nigerian Spy Police must be 1.67 metres in height while women must be 1.64 metres in height
  • You must not have any tattoos on your body
  • Being able to drive is a plus, but it is not required
  • You must be prepared to reside in Lagos for the length of your course
  • You must have a good command of the English language.

HOW TO JOIN THE SUPERNUMERARY/SPY POLICE IN NIGERIA 2024 

The steps listed below explain how to enroll for and be accepted into the Supernumerary (Spy) Police in Nigeria this 2024:

GET THE NIGERIAN SPY POLICE APPLICATION FORM

The Police Training School, PTS at the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) headquarters in Ikeja, Lagos, is where you can get the application form for the country’s supernumerary (spy) police recruitment. Verify that the form is filled out completely and that the necessary papers are attached in the right order before submitting.

UNDERGO A PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL EXAMINATION

Following the submission of the application, you will have to undergo a physical and medical examination. Your overall health and level of physical fitness are assessed at this step. Make sure you exercise frequently and obtain a medical report declaring you fit from a reputable hospital. Please do not falsify a medical report.

PRESENT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Once your interest in becoming a Supernumerary (Spy) police officer in Nigeria has been properly registered, you will need to bring the required documents to the Police Training School in Ikeja so that they can be verified. The documents required are as follows:

  • 2 copies of your company letter headed paper
  • Photocopy of the CAC document of your company
  • 10 passport photographs for proper documentation
  • Your academic credentials including your NYSC certificate
  • A valid means of identification which may include National ID card, International Passport, Voter’s Card, or Driving Licence
  • The required registration fee (very important).

PICK UP YOUR SPY POLICE TRAINING KIT

After payment has been made and verification has been completed, you can pick up your Spy Police training kit. The training items include a white police polo, shorts, and one pair of white tennis shoes with white socks. As previously stated, there is an application fee that is imposed by the Police Training School for the curriculum and training. You should bear in mind that as you progress through the programme, there will be more charges. So, before applying, plan to spend money as you progress.

GET THE TRAINING REQUIRED TO BE A SPY POLICE OFFICER IN NIGERIA

After successfully applying to become a Supernumerary Police Officer in Nigeria, you will be subjected to rigorous training at the Police Training School, Ikeja. After finishing this course, you will have the skills and information needed to carry out your duty as a Spy Police Officer efficiently. Trainings are generally held on weekends to accommodate persons who work during the week.

FINAL APPROVAL AS A SPY POLICE OFFICER

After successfully completing the training programmr, you will be notified of your confirmation as a Supernumerary (Spy) Police officer in Nigeria. A passing out parade is normally held for this, after which your rank in the Nigerian Police Force is confirmed. You will be tasked with assisting regular police officers with a variety of law enforcement activities, including community policing and crime prevention, and you will be assigned to an Area command.

CONCLUSION

One great way to contribute to enhancing neighbourhood and national security in Nigeria is to work as a Supernumerary Police Officer. If you are dedicated, ready, and determined, you can become a member of the Spy Police in Nigeria, even though the application process is not quite simple. Be rest assured that you have decided to pursue a noble course and it will inspire many around you to want to do the same.

Ezeh Emmanuella

Ezeh Emmanuella is an information enthusiast and the Editor of Nigerian Search Guide. She loves to answer search queries on everything Nigeria. She is also the brain behind Ellacious Designs, an emerging fashion brand in Nigeria today.

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3 Responses

  1. Emmanuel Archibong Asuquo says:

    I want to be a member of Spy Police in Nigeria

  2. Oladosu says:

    Thanks for this info about the spy police. How much are they selling their form?

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