The Department of Operations is central to all Police operational activities in Nigeria especially in the areas of crime prevention and maintenance of law and order.
DCP MOHAMMED is the DC Operations Lagos State Command.
Planning and organising internal security measures and monitoring their execution Direction and coordination of Command Policies and crime prevention Formation of Command Policies on traffic control and management; Reviewing and formulating policies on tactical operations schemes of crime control and preventions; Planning and coordinating of joint operation with Military, etc; Formulating Policies for the control and management of incidents such as civil disturbances, riots, disasters, elections, suppression of insurrection and trade union dispute. Utilization of Force animals for crime prevention and Formation and implementation of policies on anti-terrorism.
The Department has the following sections to actualise its mandates:
- Department of Operations Administration
It is include directing, supervising and coordinating of the sections in the department and are made up of:
a. Secret Registry
b. Confidential Registry
c. Open Registry These arms of the section ensure that all the force orders, directives and regulations are fully adhere to.
- Squadron 20
- Squadron 2
- Squadron 22
- Squadron 49
- Squadron 63
- Rapid Response Squad
- Veterinary Section
- Explosive Ordinace Disposal Unit (EOD)
- Disaster Management Unit (DMU)
- Dog Section
- Mounted Troop
- State Armament
- Counter-Terrorism Unit (CTU)
- Transport Section
- Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)
- State Marine Section
- Special Protection Unit (SPU)