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Rapid Response Squad (RRS)

Rapid Response Squad (RRS): This is a section of the Lagos State Police Command set up torespond speedily to emergencies within Lagos State. It was initially referred to as ‘Operation Sweep’ during the BubaMarwa military administration and later restructured and re-organized and renamed ‘Rapid Response Squad’ [RRS] by the Tinubu Administration. The Squad was charged with onerous task of flushing crime out of every part of LagosState. The RRS comprises of about two thousand officers. The Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF)equips the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), through the donations and contributions from Organizations and well-meaning individuals, to enhance its operational capability and the effectiveness of the men of RRS. This is reflected in the thousands of motorbikes, patrol vehicles, helicopters, gunboats, ballistic helmets/bullet proof vests, rain coats/boots, etc provided for the RRS which has helped to significantly reduce the crime rate in the State. The LSSTF is the “unseen” face behind the RRS.