KP PMC trainee officers visit CPO Police being transformed into people-friendly force

Sep 01, 2021

The Punjab Police is making full use of modern IT technology to maintain rule of law in the society, protect life, honour and property of the common and facilitate service delivery. According to principles of modern smart and community policing, problems of the citizens not only be resolved immediately but also relations between the public and police should be improved and strengthened.

Additional IG Operations Sahibzada Shehzad Sultan expressed the view while talking to trainee officers of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Management Service (PMC) who were on a study visit to the Central Police Office here on Tuesday. The officers in the delegation were briefed about modern policing and public service delivery IT projects. Sahibzada Shehzad Sultan said that IT projects of Punjab Police have been provided to the police forces of other provinces including Sindh, KPK and Azad Kashmir while steps are being taken on priority basis to transform Punjab Police into a people-friendly service along with a Crime Centric Force.

He further said that “Anti-Women Harassment and Violence Cells” are being set up across the province for immediate action against crimes related to women where lady police personnel will perform duty as Victim Support Officers to provide all possible support and assistance to the affected women. AIG Operations Zeeshan Raza briefed the delegation about the operational procedures of Punjab Police, modern specialized forces, general policing and service delivery projects. A brief documentary for steps taken for transformation of Punjab police from crime fighting force to Public friendly force was screened for the participants of the delegation. Briefing the participants, AIG Operations further said that Regional Monitoring Units have been set up at the Investigation Headquarters to improve the investigation matters while digital monitoring of investigation stages is also underway with the registration of cases.

He further said that due to the excellent strategy and timely action of Punjab Police, terrorism, kidnapping for ransom and other serious crimes have been significantly reduced in the province. The Additional IG Operations also answered the queries raised by the officers on various topics. At the end of the briefing, commemorative souvenirs were exchanged between the Head of the delegation and the Additional IG Operations. DIG Training Dr. Suleiman Sultan Rana, AIG Operations Syed Zeeshan Raza and AIG Training Muhammad Muaz Zafar and other officers were present on the occasion.

(Pakistan Observer)