Nigeria Police leadership positions and areas of coverage

The organisational structure of the Nigeria Police as concerns leadership of physical areas is as follows:

Force Headquarters

Head: IG (Inspector General)
Area of coverage: Nigeria (the whole country)

Zonal Headquarters

Head: AIG (Assistant Inspector General)
Area of coverage: Some states combined

State Commands Headquarters

Head: CP (Commissioner of Police)
Area of coverage: A state

Divisional Police Headquarters

Head: DPO (Divisional Police Officer)
Area of coverage: Usually a LGA (Local Government Area)

Police Station

Police Post

Village Police Post

Other leadership positions

Some leadership positions have to do with heads of units, departments and more especially at the national, zonal, state and divisional levels.