'CCTVs in major towns soon'
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Apr 19: The Director General of Police, Kuldeep Khoda today said all the major towns in J&K would come under effective surveillance through CCTVs in the next three months, adding the cameras had enabled them to prevent and detect crimes in Srinagar and Jammu.
He said the video conferencing facility between the Jammu and Srinagar police headquarters and other district headquarters had been launched. Khoda said a communication network project had been put in place for providing state-of-the-art telecommunication facilities to the police.
Reviewing the project status at a meeting here, he said communication was an essential tool for better functioning of any organization.
He said the video-conferencing would supplement the efforts of the crime and criminal tracking networking system launched by the Union Home Ministry. He said efforts were on to extend such facility with the police headquarters of neighbouring states in a phased manner for sharing the data.
He said special training programmes were being organized for the policemen in modern techniques of law and order management in all the training institutions. He said procuring non-lethal crowd dispersal equipments, improvement in investigation skills and up-gradation of forensic laboratories were part of this initiative.
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