Jammu: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh Wednesday directed the officers to work out measures to enhance transparency and accountability by taking action against the erring Police personnel.
A statement of J&K Police issued here said that chairing a high-level meeting at Police Control Room (PCR) Jammu and reviewing the security and crime scenario of Jammu zone, the DGP stressed for transfer and change of personnel at police station level so that efficiency in working was ensured.
Stressing for quick and effective disposal of criminal cases, he said that the police personnel deputed in courts should submit the report of their working to the controlling officers or offices on daily basis.
He directed the officers to augment measures for improving the capability of personnel in dealing with narcotics cases.
Directing for keen documentation and fulfilling the technicalities of investigation, Singh said that necessary measures and already issued SoPs should be followed for ensuring more convictions in narcotic cases.
Regarding the UAPA cases, he stressed improving the quality and techniques of investigation to ensure the conviction of guilty.
The DGP directed designating nodal officers who would follow the required process of UAPA cases to ensure that cases were submitted for judicial determination within the prescribed period.
He directed the officers to improve human intelligence resources so that no room was provided to the militant group to establish their bases in borders areas.
Singh stressed alertness and effective surveillance in border areas to thwart any possible militant activity and stressed time-bound action.
During the meeting, he also reviewed the measures regarding law and order.
Stressing for the proper and appropriate handling of the weapons and explosives, the DGP directed for repairing of the damaged weapons for reuse.
He also directed for disposal of seized weapons after getting legal formalities completed.
Singh said that the DySP DARs who were also nodal officers under Severa Scheme should reactivate assistance cells for NOKs of slain police personnel and retired police personnel and look after the welfare of the families of the slain police personnel.
He said that the welfare measures for the slain police personnel should be reviewed monthly and directed the officers to make it a routine to visit the families of the slain police personnel to express solidarity and know the well-being of these families.
The DGP said that the problems faced by these families should be addressed on priority.
He said that the skill development courses for the wards of slain police personnel as well as the wards of serving police personnel would be conducted through a well-known institute of the country so that these wards could earn their livelihood.
Singh said that toll-free numbers had been installed in PCR Jammu and Kashmir, besides anti-militancy and anti-crime numbers.
He impressed upon the officers to ensure publicity of these helpline numbers along with the JK eCop citizen-centric mobile application launched by the Crime Branch.
The DGP directed for timely disposal of the public grievances and for personally monitoring their disposal.
ADGPs Mukesh Singh, M K Sinha, and Danesh Rana; IGPs Garib Dass and Alok Kumar’ DIG Vivek Gupta, SSP PCR, SSP Jammu, and AIGs of Police Headquarters attended the meeting at the Police Headquarters while range DIGs Sunil Gupta and Muhammad Sulaiman Choudhary and all district SSPs of Jammu zone attended the meeting through video conferencing.