This work was motivated by the inability of governments to utilize the enormous potential endowed in mobile devices in combating insecurity. Basically mobile devices provide a phenomenal service that can lead to the enhancement of high multimedia services such as video, text, images and audio files. This paper discusses the use of mobile device to combat insecurity in developing nations. Insecurity is one of the biggest problems facing many developing countries today. It was be observed that a good deployment of mobile technology and will assist governments and security agencies in the fighting of insurgency/terrorism, militancy, kidnapping, armed robbery and other crimes.