LAHORE, Inspector General Police Punjab Capt (R) Arif Nawaz Khan said on Wednesday that upgradation of tradional training culture of police force in accordance with the rules of smart and community policing is the need of hour which is being completed on preferential basis.
In police training colleges, from ranks of constables to sub inspector the training course has been switched with semester system and IT subjects, media management, sports, character building, and training of stress management module have been included as essential part of syllabus with respect to modern age.
He added that except training of public dealing provision of guidance of IT based knowledge have been made mandatory so that officers and officials may perform their duties with better ways in the field.
He expressed these views while addressing to high level session of officers related to police training in committee room at the Central Police Office (CPO).
Additional IG Establishment Punjab Azhar Hameed Khokar, Additional IG Training Punjab Tariq Masood Yaseen, Commandant Police College Lahore Fayyaz Ahmed Dev, DIG headquarters Shehzada Sultan, DIG Establishment Syed Khrum Ali Sha, DIG R & D Faisal Ali Raja, DIG legal Abdul Rab Chaudhary , DIG investigation Waqas Nazir and DIG Training Sohail Ahmed Sukhera participated in the session.
IG Punjab while giving directions to officers has said that recognizing the requirements of Practical Policing Basic Recruit Course with new syllabus and methods should be initiated for training of personnel at all training colleges and schools and special attention should be given to trainee officials for their character building which involves personality grooming, moralities, traffic management, first aid, personal hygiene, efficient communication and views of creative abilities among other extracurricular activities.
He moreover said that program of refresher courses for training of instructors should be boosted up so that they may perform their duties of training to officers and personnel. Khan emphasized that all trainers should behave diligently with trainee personnel during training and if any instructor or house master misbehaved or is found in abuse with new comer recruits than a strict action will be taken against them without any delay.