Community involvement in public security improvement
The objectives of this project were to explore and determine the levels of insecurity and community involvement (participation) in improving the same, for both Gender. Quantitative data was assembled from interviewing a random sample of 102 respondents while qualitative data was drawn from interviewing key informants and focus group discussants. Secondary information was drawn from relevant books and local daily newspapers and journals. The study found out that there is a lot of insecurity, which affects both gender, but the female gender is affected to a greater extent. It also established the various measures being put in place and the differences these measures have achieved in enhancing security. It concluded that both the community and the residents themselves have to work together to achieve significant levels of security. .... The study recommendations are based on..the findings and they include the following, greater sensitization for the residents, further studies of women security, better residential .planning, enhanced community policing, better equipped Government security personnel and that the residents are their own security.
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