Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Brima Kanneh, the Regional Police Commander South, took to addressing the public’s concerns amidst the controversy that erupted in Freetown. On Sunday, November 26th, 2023, he reassured citizens of their safety, emphasizing the significance of compliance with the law in Sierra Leone.

Kanneh’s commitment to the public safety underlines the priority the police place on ensuring security within the region. In a society where safety is a paramount concern, such affirmations play a crucial role in fostering trust in law enforcement agencies and reaffirming their dedication to the well-being of the people.

His call for compliance with the law isn’t solely about deterring criminal behavior; it’s about upholding the principles of justice and fairness inherent in a democratic society. It’s a reminder that everyone, regardless of position or status, must adhere to the country’s legal framework.

Joining hands with AIG Kanneh, Chief Superintendent of Police Augustine Kabia from the Local Unit Commander Bonthe Police Division, echoed the importance of the police’s commitment to public welfare and a just society. Their joint efforts signify a proactive approach to ensuring security, respecting the rule of law, and engaging with the community to foster trust and cooperation.

The emphasis on compliance with the law acts as a preventive measure against potential civil unrest, promoting accountability and responsibility among citizens. This collaborative approach encourages open communication between law enforcement and the public, ultimately contributing to a more cohesive and resilient society.

The overarching message conveyed by AIG Kanneh and supported by Chief Superintendent Kabia highlights the shared responsibility in maintaining peace and order, ensuring the rights and freedoms of all citizens while cultivating a culture of respect for the law.