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Modern technology being used to prevent crimes: RPO Sohail Habib Tajik

Modern technology being used to prevent crimes: RPO Sohail Habib Tajik

RAWALPINDI: Regional Police Officer Rawalpindi (RPO) Sohail Habib Tajik has said that modern technology is being used to prevent crime in the city. CCTV monitoring systems are being introduced to key business center and hot spots in the light of Safe City. In addition, an emergency call button will be set up at each business center so that any businessman or citizen can make SOS calls to report any incident or crime.
Addressing business community at the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) RPO Suhail Tajik informed that emergency button system will issue immediate alerts to all police stations and dolphins force in the city. Cameras are also being installed with Patrolling Police Personnel’s uniform and others. The recommendations and suggestions for enabling Community Police and alternate dispute resolution committee (ADRC) are commendable.
Everyone will have to play their role in ending the crime. Recently, a new practice has been initiated in the city; every Friday sermons and lectures are being given on important topics for public awareness through mosques. These includes measures for protecting children from sexual harassment, intolerance have been described last Friday, and the next Friday the topic will be on prevention against drugs.
He further added that the primary duty of the police is to protect the citizens. The role of the business community in promoting economic activities is very important. We strive to control street crime, especially in the markets of the city, so that customers can shop with ease and comfort. Suggestions and identification of key locations for the installation, control room and improved connectivity of CCTV cameras will be implemented in markets, he further added.
Earlier, President RCCI Saboor Malik, in his welcome address gave a short over view of the Chamber current and upcoming events. He urged early completion of Safe City project and assured full cooperation from the business community. He said that unemployment is the major source of street crimes and assured full support and joint efforts in addressing street crimes. Group Leader Sohail Altaf,
In his remarks said that the Chamber Police Liaison Committee will reduce the burden of FIRs he added.