Be people friendly but tough against criminals, use technology to achieve more success: DGP directs cops

Srinagar, May 28: Highlighting the importance of technology and crime detection, Director General Police, J&K, Dilbag Singh has stressed upon the police personnel to equip themselves with the more professional skills to achieve better successes in our fight against crime and militancy. He has impressed upon police that they should be people friendly but should be tough against criminals.
This was stated by DGP while addressing police jawans and officers at District Police Lines Rajouri and Poonch during his visit to the twin districts today. He was accompanied by IGP Vijay Kumar and DIG Rajouri-Poonch Range Vivek Gupta. The visit was part of the series of his visits to the districts of Jammu Zone. Earlier DGP visited Kishtwar, Bhaderwah, Gool, Mahore, Reasi and Udhampur districts of Jammu Zone.
In his address to police personnel the DGP said that J&K Police is achieving successes against terrorism for which the force has been praised at national level. The contribution of police in conducting recent Lok Sabha elections has also been appreciated which has boosted morale of the force and created extra energy to work with more spirit and dedication.
The DGP said that drug abuse has become a great challenge for the society and the force has braced up to eliminate the menace from the society. He said that drug abuse destroys the society and J&K Police has made it a missionary task to tighten nose against all those indulged in the trade and transportation of narcotic substances. He said that peddlers should be booked under PSA to curb their malpractices and bring them to justice.
Dilbag said that training skills and techniques of the police personnel are being upgraded to make them capable in their respective fields. Required modifications in the syllabus have been made to get good results. Pre-promotion trainings are imparted at Range level and courses have been designed to give a new pace to trainings. All the ranks in the force are committed together to safeguard the interests of the nation and keep the flag of the organization high.
He said that contribution of SPOs is appreciable and the department is taking due care of their interests. PHQ is on job to identify more measures for creating promotion avenues for all ranks in the department.
DGP rewarded police personnel for their performance. He also announced bada-khana for the personnel.
District SsP Ramesh Kumar Angral and Yougal Manhas briefed the DGP about the functioning of police in their respective districts. They apprised the DGP about the measures taken to strengthen police and surveillance system. Welfare of police personnel, retired personnel and families of martyrs is also being addressed at district level, the DGP was informed.
Gazetted officers and other jurisdictional officers were present in the darbars. (KNS)