Punjab Police launches Community Watch Wing and Public Liaison Committee project in Attock

Lahore, February 18, 2019 (PPI-OT): On the directions of Inspector General of Police Punjab Amjad Javed Saleemi the process of timely justice to the public and elimination of anti social elements of society is going on with the mutual cooperation of Police and the public. A prestigious inaugural ceremony was held at district police lines Attock for establishment of community watch wing and public liaison committee in this regard. Public representatives, members of civil society, community watch wing, members of PLC and DPO Attock along with other police officers participated in this ceremony.

While briefing DPO Attock told to participants that the basic objective of community watch wing and public liaison committee is to establish a mutual cooperation between police and the public following the parameters of community policing and also ensure elimination of crime from the society. These committees will also resolve the common disputes by which the precious time of Police will be saved and police will be able to put complete focus on extermination of major crime from the society.

He further said that 200 members of community watch wing from general public will aid police in crime investigation whereas 400 members of public liaison committee will provide timely information to police regarding suspicious sectarian and political activities.

According to DPO Attock by these committees the issues of the public will get resolved very quickly and it will strengthen the trust between public and police. The issue of political and religious will also be redressed by these committees before getting severe because if sectarian issues are not overcome timely then these issues cause high disastrous.

He further said that members of Community Watch Wing will patrol streets, mohallas and villages. They will be provided with proper gear with fluorescent jackets, helmet, torch and sticks will patrol with police by which the crime graph will be lowered down. SDPOs will supervise these members and submit reports on daily basis. The objective of PLC is to provide relief to public which will play its role in resolution of political and religious issues. In this way, local people will become eyes, ears and hands of Police in their efforts.

DPO Attock further said that it will be easy to fight against the crime on identification of public and police patrolling has been scheduled in this regard by which monitoring and surveillance systems will be improved. It will also help in identifying the criminals, their arrest and activities by the help of public cooperation.

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Punjab Police
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