Community policing launched in Chitral

CHITRAL: Community policing project was launched at District Police officer Chitral office where DPO Chitral Abbas Majeed Khan Marwat was the chief guest and formally inaugurated the project.

Inaugural ceremony was participated by members of Bar Council, district bar association, Press Club, Chitral union of professional journalists, elected Nazims and police officers as well as leaders of political parties and social workers.

Syed Ali Shah Project Manager of Participatory Rural Development Society (PRDS), UNDP briefed the participants about aim and objectives of community policing.  He highlighted need of community policing for eradication of each and every type of crime from the society which is not possible without cooperation of community.

He said that the project working in three districts including Chitral and three police stations would be uplifted at model police stations of Ayun, Drosh and Shoghor. Four rooms would be constructed in these PSs with the financial support of UNDP (United Nation

Development Program).  One room would be fully equipped with instruments of information technology for Muharar (writer  of reports) with gender responsive policing room. Community policing forums would be established on the level of these three police stations comprising over 15 to 20 members.


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