MEDIA AND PUBLIC RELATIONS
The Media and Public relations Unit is directly working under the supersion of the Inspector general of Police and was one of the key units established in 1999 as part of the restructuring of the SLP undertaken under the presidency of late Dr. Ahmed Tejan Kabba. Its organogram includes; the Head and his deputy, the Web master, reporters/writers, admin officer, audio visual personnel and regional media officers.
The Media and Public Relations Unit is tasked with the responsibility of dissemination of information and communication about the activities, policies, programmes and operations of the Sierra Leone Police to the wider public (civil populace). It is geared towards building an atmosphere of goodwill and mutual understanding between the Sierra Leone Police as custodians of internal security and its publics (civil populace, government, local and international non-governmental organizations, the media etc.)
It is incumbent on the SLP to keep the public constantly informed through the print and electronic media about its activities and matters concerning internal security.
To establish and maintain goodwill and mutual understanding between the Sierra Leone Police and its publics.
To take the police closer to the people and the people closer to the police