Breaking News

ZCLDN, CID Drugs join hands in fighting illicit drug use

by Agencies
04 March 2019 | 572 Views
The Zimbabwe Civil Liberties and Drug Network in conjunction with the ZRP's Criminal Investigations Department (CID) Narcotics and Drugs today held a workshop at the CID headquarters in Harare on drug identification, investigation and interdiction techniques.

The workshop was attended by officers from the narcotics and drugs section based in all the country's districts.

It is the first interaction by the ZCLDN with CID Narcotics and Drugs on how best the country can handle the rise of illicit drug use and implement harm reduction strategies.

In his keynote address, the CID director Commissioner Chrispen Charumbira said the work of a drug law enforcer was intricate.

"It requires a fusion of experience and formal training for one to be proficient.   Inferring from the topics constituting this workshop, I have no doubt that you will be sufficiently equipped with the requisite knowledge, attitude and skills for the execution of your duties," he said.

The workshop among other issues covered topics on drug policy reform, drug identification, drugs of concern, informer management and current local and international illicit drugs trends.




"Furthermore, let us not underestimate the relevance of the public in policing.  They are the source of information from which we develop intelligence.  In the face of current global developments as information technology is concerned, criminals are ever learning novel tricks to execute their illicit deeds and counter detection.

"I therefore call upon you all to professionally develop yourselves and keep abreast with the advancements in the social, technological, and political milieu so that you could be able to pro-actively reverse the common adage which says, 'criminals are always ahead' to read 'detectives are always ahead'," said Commissioner Charumbira.

ZCLDN director, Wilson Box said it was an important occasion for the organisation to be part of the police's efforts in combating illicit drug use in Zimbabwe.

"This is our first interaction with you but we hope to cement our relation as we continue to advocate for authorities and other stakeholders to provide improved health care facilities for People Who use Drugs and not criminalise or discriminate them," said Box.

ZCLDN CID Drugs Police

Source: Agencies

Comments

Latest News

Cleric 'reveals' Mnangagwa plot

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Chamisa goes for the kill

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Mnangagwa top advisor quits

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

'Zanu-PF won people's mandate and will not share it with MDC' - illegi...

by Patrick Guramatunhu | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Mnangagwa warns Zacc against abuse of power

by newzimbabwe | 23 August 2019 | 2 Views

Court throws away RTGS$ challenge - THE High Court has dismissed with ...

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

'Sanctions frustrating Mnangagwa's plans to upgrade riot gear' - JUSTI...

by Sytaff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

2 die in Birchenough road accident - TWO people died on Tuesday when t...

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Old Mutual adopts hyperinflationary accounting for its Zimbabwe unit -...

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Beitbridge runs dry - BEITBRIDGE town has run dry following a major br...

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Biti sues First Mutual Holdings for $15m

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 2 Views

Chamisa's MDC under siege

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Gweru shelves prepaid water meter project - GWERU City Council says it...

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Chief Ndiweni finally applies for bail - NTABAZINDUNA Chief Nhlanhlaya...

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Business partner seeks dismissal of Mombeshora's property claim - HARA...

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Gunmen open fire on MDC MP's house - MARONDERA Central MP Caston Matew...

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Dabengwa Foundation seeks hero status for Lesabe, Moyo - THE Dumiso Da...

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Are Zimbabwe MPs doing us any good? - CITIZENS who take the time and p...

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Bees sting woman to death - A 35-YEAR-OLD woman from Tsholotsho, who i...

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Lulu ready for Chitembwe - HIGHLANDERS' head coach, Mandla Mpofu, is r...

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Probe underway on Gonyeti 'kidnapping' - Government is concerned about...

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Likukuma fired as ZTA boss - ZIMBABWE Tourism Authority (ZTA) acting c...

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Prophet 'kidnaps' baby for prayer session - A GWANDA self-proclaimed p...

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Demand for solar doubles DPA client base - DISTRIBUTED Power Africa (D...

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

US ambassador dodges Mnangagwa govt

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 3 Views

Bulawayo woman brutally killed in UK - A UNITED Kingdom-based Zimbabwe...

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Indian gold merchant invests in Zimbabwe sector - AN Indian businessma...

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Government gains $375 million - Government's computerisation programme...

by Staff reporter | 23 August 2019 | 1 Views

Entertainment

Top 5 PS2 ISOS to play with friends you can get right now

by Staff Writer | 21 August 2019 | 143 Views

Rebecca Malope retires

by Mandla Ndlovu | 20 August 2019 | 5610 Views

Zimfest delivers another 'phenomenal' festival

by Tidi Kwidini | 07 August 2019 | 638 Views

Should you be betting on reality TV show outcome too?

by Staff Writer | 05 August 2019 | 88 Views

WATCH: Jah Prayzah featuring Iyasa Sadza nemuriwo song

by Mandla Ndlovu | 23 July 2019 | 5735 Views

Muvhango star Marang Phala visits Prophet Sovi's church

by Mandla Ndlovu | 22 July 2019 | 9656 Views

Pure Black set to take Africa by storm

by Mandla Ndlovu | 04 July 2019 | 1002 Views
iBlog

Samsung Gear Vr Innovator Edition For S6: The Perfect Vr Intro For Professionals

we're drenched in talk about the impending wave of consumer-facing vr headsets about to hit the market, starting at the end of 2015. by contrast, you can walk into a best buy right now and pick up the samsung gear vr innovator edition for the galax... Read More
Sergey 20 June 2015 ago

Apple Watch Teardown Reveals Unique Hardware And Replaceable Parts

The apple watch may not be fine jewelry, but bill detwiler cracks it open and shows you why he thinks it's a fine piece of tech. the apple watch may be beautiful on the outside, but how about on the inside? in this cracking open installment, we go in... Read More
Sergey 11 June 2015 ago